Winter weather advisory issued
SULLIVAN—The National Weather Service, Sullivan, has issued a winter weather advisory that remains in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Rain will change over to snow between 6 and 9 a.m. then the snow will linger throughout the day. The heaviest snow will likely occur between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Snow accumulations are expected to be between 3 and 5 inches by late Wednesday.
Winds will blow from the northwest at 15 to 25 mph with gusts, at times, as high as 30 mph.
The combination of snow and blowing snow will cause slippery roads and reduced visibilities that will make travel hazardous or impossible.
Other winter safety tips, issued from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, include:
Carry a cell phone and charger when traveling.
Limit and avoid travel if possible during a snowstorm.
Let somebody know you will be out on the road during the snowstorm if you must travel.
Be sure to fill your gas tank before you travel.
For additional winter safety tips, visit www.readywisconsin.wi.gov.
Road conditions can be monitored at www.511wi.gov or by dialing 511 on your phone.