Wind Chill Advisory Issued In Region
Conditions on roadways being monitored
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is monitoring conditions to address potential hazardous driving conditions which could be brought on by blowing snow and the dangerously low temperatures. A wind chill advisory has been issued for all the Counties in Southeastern Wisconsin that will remain in place until noon on Thursday. Low temperatures limit any effect that salt has on the formation of ice on the roadway surfaces. Blowing and drifting of snow may contribute to limited visibility and the possible formation of hazardous road conditions. Slick and icy road conditions can be encountered without warning.
WisDOT is reminding motorist to allow extra time when traveling and to drive at speeds appropriate for the conditions. Overpasses, bridges and ramps are all susceptible to the creation of icy conditions. The Department is also reminding motorist that conditions are likely to vary across the region. For up to date information visit 511wi.gov or on Twitter @511wi.