Storm Team 4: Big storm bringing snow to our area

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Southeast Wisconsin area.

Watch the full forecast here.

  • The forecast for Milwaukee, Waukesha and SE Wisconsin is for a lot of sun, but that is false advertising because it remains cold with highs near 20 and wind chills near 0 all day.

  • Tonight will be clear and cold as lows drop back into the single digits with wind chills slightly below zero as the wind becomes light.

  • A powerful storm system is moving out of the southern plains on Thursday and will increase our clouds throughout the day as highs get into the mid to upper 20s.

  • Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas will get more than a foot of snow, but the storm then starts to weaken as it moves into Wisconsin, but we still get snow.

  • Flurries and light snow begin after 8pm on Thursday evening with a dusting of accumulation by midnight.

  • The heaviest snow will fall from midnight until 7am with 2-4" of accumulation and then an additional 1-2" of snow all day Friday.

  • Most of the area will see 3-5" of snow, with a little less to the south and a little more to the north. Highs on Friday will e in the low to mid 30s with a wind at 10-15.

  • The weekend still looks great with sunshine and highs in the in the low to mid 30s.

  • The next storm system arrives for Monday and Tuesday with a rain/snow mix as highs get close to 40.

  • TODAY: Mostly sunny, breezy, & cold, High: 20, Wind: NW 10-15 mph, Wind chills near 0. TONIGHT: Mostly clear and still very cold, Low: 10 Lakefront...0 Inland, Wind: N 5-10 mph Wind chills -5 to 5

  • THURSDAY: Increasing clouds and a bit warmer, High: 26, Wind: NE 10-15 mph, Wind chills in teens

  • THU NIGHT: Snow developing,especially after midnight, breezy, and warmer, Accumulations 2"-4" by morning, Low: 22, Wind: E 10-20 mph

  • FRIDAY: Cloudy, foggy and mild with light snow showers, Accumulation: 1-2" by 5 p.m., High: 34, Wind: SE 10-15 mph