It’s a blizzard!

The first major winter storm of the season for the area is going to be a whopper!

Guess the precipitation lull won’t be lasting.

From the NWS.

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY HAS UPGRADED THE WINTER STORM WARNING TO A BLIZZARD WARNING…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY. * SNOW MAY BE MIXED WITH SOME SLEET…RAIN OR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY BUT WILL BECOME ALL SNOW AND HEAVY AT TIMES. LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY…VERY STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP TO PRODUCE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH WIDESPREAD VISIBILITIES ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. * A TOTAL ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES IS EXPECTED BY SUNDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH OVERNIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY. * WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT…CAUSING WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THAT WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. * COLD AIR POURING INTO THE AREA WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. * TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BECOME EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS. NON- ESSENTIAL TRAVEL SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED.

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