Winter weather advisory in effect for San Juan Mountains

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Snow may return this evening and temperatures may drop to the low 20s tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

Freezing rain is forecast in the Madison area Thursday night, but we shouldn't see anything like the ice storm that hit southern Wisconsin Monday and Tuesday. The overnight low will be around 28 degrees. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Not only will there be spots of ice, but blowing snow could reduce visibility at times.

"We can still expect freezing rain, lifting out of North Texas and into the metro area during the afternoon hours, probably about midday", Barnes said. Winds E 5-10 miles per hour. Additional snow accumulations of less than an inch are expected.

Thursday morning temperatures, however, were in the mid-30's, lessening the chance of freezing rain, meteorologist Doug Tilly said. West wind around 13 miles per hour.

Winter weather advisory in effect for San Juan Mountains

Scattered rain showers are possible for Saturday evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Starting late Wednesday night, and into Thursday morning, a band of snow will develop in the Central Plains, and move into far southwest, and south central Minnesota prior to noon Thursday. East wind around 5 miles per hour.

The chance of precipitation continues Thursday. Besides the above-average temperatures, today was a lovely day with mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. Areas to the south and east, like Stevens Point, Shawano, and Wautoma will see less snow and more of a wintry mix. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

The heaviest snowfall and sleet is expected near the Iowa border, with an inch of snow or sleet possible.

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