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Conditions not too bad now, could get worse later

The snowfall has not adversely affected life in Lake Country throughout the day, but most weather experts advise getting home safe and staying there as it will likely get worse later this evening affecting Friday’s drive in to work and school.

 In the last few hours only one accident has been reported. Waukesha County dispatch called for help from authorities in Big Bend and Vernon after a truck rolled over multiple times. The driver was able to safely get out of the vehicle unharmed reports disclosed. The Hartland Police Department reported its scanner has been quiet all day, other reports indicated Highways 74 and 83 are staying plowed with steady traffic flow.

The state Department of Transportation offers this link,

http://www.511wi.gov/web/map.aspx?region=winterroads&show=1

to check current road conditions before you head out. At the time of this post, 2 p.m., all major state highways and interstates were reportedly snow covered, with slippery stretches reported on I-43 and I-41 south out of Milwaukee and West Allis.

According to Web site, weatherunderground.com, forecasts for the greater Waukesha area call for snow through late evening with a chance of snow after midnight for four to six hours.  Forecasts predict a total snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches with lows around 15 degrees, north winds 10 to 20 miles per hour.

No school closings in the Lake Country area have been reported as of 2 p.m. Thursday.

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