1st snow of the season expected Monday night, 0.5 to 2 inches possible

MILWAUKEE --- Low pressure is expected to move into southeast Wisconsin Monday night, Oct. 28 --  with rain and snow likely starting after 10 p.m. A slushy coating to 2″ is possible north and west of Milwaukee. Ground temps will remain too warm to support snow on most roadways.

The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for portions of southeast Wisconsin from 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 through 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29. It impacts Dodge and Fond du Lac counties.

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, rain and snow showers will end early, leading to partly cloudy skies and chilly conditions with temps in the low to mid-40s.

On Wednesday, Oct. 30 scattered, light showers and even a few snow showers will be possible during the afternoon under mostly cloudy skies. Another storm system arrives on Thursday, with a greater chance of snow for the area. Conditions will improve by Friday afternoon.

Meanwhile, FOX6Now.com offers a variety of extremely useful weather tools to help you navigate the wintry mess. They including the following:


These apps feature updated weather coverage of southeast Wisconsin from the team at FOX6 News. They include weather webcasts, the FOX 6-day forecast, severe weather alerts and more.


    We have a host of maps and radars on the FOX6 Weather page that are updating regularly — to provide you the most accurate assessment of the weather. From a county-by-county view to the Midwest regional radar and a national view — it’s all there. All of these images are at the ready — just one click away.


    FOX6 News invites you to click and print a copy of the National Weather Service (NWS) wind chill chart. Put it up on your refrigerator. The NWS wind chill temperature index provides an accurate, understandable, and useful formula for calculating the dangers from winter winds and freezing temperatures. CLICK HERE to print the NWS wind chill chart.



      When the weather gets a little dicey, schools and businesses may shut down for part of a day or altogether. CLICK HERE to monitor the latest list of closings, cancellations and delays reported in southeast Wisconsin.

      FOX6Now.com SNOW STICK

      Because the winter months also offer a great opportunity to get outside and play, we try to bring you a lighter side of the weather — with a little help from the FOX6Now.com Snow Stick. It’s our unofficial snow measurement tool sitting on the FOX6 Weather Deck in Brown Deer. Web users can visit the Snow Stick web page and watch the snow accumulate in real time via live streaming video. We’ll stream this web cam live 24/7 whenever there’s snow in the forecast — and invite you to “LIKE” the Snow Stick on Facebook.


      Lastly, FOX6 and Chief Meteorologist Rob Haswell are looking for some smart, fun, outgoing and weather-loving kids to help with the weather forecasts Friday mornings on WakeUp News. If you have a 6 to 12-year-old child who is into weather and wants to show his or her stuff, then we want to hear from you! CLICK HERE to learn more.