Weather Aware Day: Thundersnow and slick roads

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - An April storm has delivered a cornucopia of winter weather, including snow, ice, rain, lightning and thundersnow.

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation 511 map lists major highways in Northeast Wisconsin as snow covered and ice covered. CLICK HERE for the road conditions map.

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Thundersnow rumbled from Waupaca to Green Bay to Sturgeon Bay. The National Weather Service says thundersnow is expected to continue through the morning. During thundersnow, visibility can drop to about a quarter mile or less.

The Outagamie County Sheriff's Office issued a tow ban for Highway 41 and Highway 441 due to snowy and slippery road conditions. It was eventually lifted after 7:30 p.m.

A tow ban is put in place when it is too dangerous for tow trucks to remove vehicles that go into a ditch or off the road.

On Green Bay's east side, a car crashed into a traffic light at the intersection of University Ave and Elizabeth St.

Action 2 News This Morning reporter Hayley Tenpas was in the Fox Valley and said roads were snow covered in Freedom, Little Chute and Appleton. She witnessed several vehicles in the ditch.

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