NBC26 Storm Shield Forecast

Tonight, winds will subside so wind chills won’t be as unpleasant. We drop down into the single digits. Clouds will also be on the increase. Winter storm watches are getting posted across Wisconsin as we head towards the weekend. A strong area of low pressure currently moving through the Rockies will be arriving here Friday evening. During the day Friday, skies will increase in cloud cover turning over cast by the late morning/early afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the upper 20s with winds picking up out of the southeast between 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. Snowfall moves in in the late evening and persists through the whole overnight. Temperatures will remain in the upper 20s with breezy southeast winds between 10-20 mph. Accumulations regarding this system still remain a little tricky. At this time, it does look like most areas will have around 1/2 foot of snow. Behind this storm, temperatures get a lot colder.