Snow means slow: Winter storm making for hazardous travel Tuesday

Published: Feb. 12, 2019 at 4:54 AM CST
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Road conditions have deteriorated as Northeast Wisconsin gets socked with another big snow storm.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that will last until 3 a.m.

for warning details.

We could get 8 to 12 inches of snow with this storm. Blowing and drifting are making for dangerous driving conditions.

Hundreds of schools and organizations are closed.

for the full list of closings. Remember to refresh the page for updates.

lists major highways in our area as snow covered.

Menasha Police said officials in Winnebago County responded to 116 "vehicle-weather incidents" within a 12-hour period. That includes crashes, vehicles in ditches and vehicles getting stuck. They're calling it the Winnebago Wreck-O-Meter.

"Please stay off the roads if possible. Drifting is making many roads impassable," the Kewaunee County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook. "Plows are out but need time to clear the roads. We are taking multiple calls of cars stuck in the middle of the road."

Police in Altoona, near Eau Claire, ran out of patience for drivers who think they are invincible.

In a scathing Facebook post, Altoona Police said,

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