Mix of precipitation to affect Thursday morning commute

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The National Weather Service has issued Winter Storm Advisories, Watches and Warnings for much of Wisconsin for Thursday, February 20th. Forecasters are tracking a strong storm which could hit the state in two waves.

Here in southeastern Wisconsin, the following advisories are in place for Thursday:

    FOX6 Chief Meteorologist Vince Condella says we should see a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. -- which could make for a messy morning commute.

    Condella says for the remainder of the day on Thursday, we will likely see rain.

    Then, on Thursday evening, a High Wind Advisory takes effect. Condella says we could see winds gusting to 50 miles-per-hour Thursday evening and Thursday night.

    Meanwhile, western and northern Wisconsin could see a foot of snow on Thursday!

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