April snow showers blanket region

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About five to 10 centimentres of snow is expected ending around midnight, Enviroment Canada website states. East southeast wind 13 to 15 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. The snow could be heavy at times.

The snowflakes are forecast to keep flying today, the National Weather Service said. Rain will change to snow as the day goes on with treacherous driving conditions likely for the Wednesday afternoon drive. Late on Friday is when a new storm system could move into the area bringing the chance for a few showers Friday night into Saturday.

Jamie says the snow accumulation will be about half an inch or less tonight.

In lower MI, freezing rain that began falling overnight had left roads treacherous and cut power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses by midday Sunday.

Temperatures will stay mild with some light rain Wednesday but the real warm up comes later on towards the weekend. High temps reach into the low 50s under sunny skies.

Once the storm exits the area, quiet weather should be the rule, with just some possible light rain next Tuesday.

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Colder than normal temperatures again Tuesday with a high in the upper 30's.

A high of 3 C is in the forecast.

Today, the sun will rise at 6:47:54 a.m. and set at 8:12:13 p.m.

The La Crosse Weather Office recorded 8.3 inches over the weekend.

Neillsville had the top snow total in the western Wisconsin region with 17 inches as of Sunday night. The meteorological spring total rose to 9.7 inches, 0.9 inches above normal. About 10 to 20 centimetres of snowfall was expected.

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