Blizzard Warning For Madison, Dane County


Blizzard warning remains in effect from 3 pm this afternoon to noon cst Wednesday.  Moderate snow will develop late this afternoon and become heavy at times tonight. The snow will diminish during the morning hours on Wednesday.  

Snow accumulations, (on top of the 6 inches Madison received on Monday) will be 7 to 10 inches of new snow accumulation.

Northeast winds 20 to 30 mph with wind gusts to 40 mph for tonight.
Impacts, blizzard conditions with significant blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities down to a quarter mile or much less with 3 to 5 foot drifts.

A blizzard warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous