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Travel Difficult As Snowstorm Bears Down On Southeast Wisconsin

National Weather Service Predicted 4 To 10 Inches In Milwaukee Area

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Charlie Riedel/AP Photo

A Midwestern winter storm is making travel treacherous as wind-whipped snow piles up in Wisconsin Tuesday.

Snow plow drivers worked to keep up as snow accumulated on highways and city streets. A jack-knifed semi temporarily closed interstate lanes south of Milwaukee before dawn.

The storm closed schools that planned to conduct in-person instruction with some switching to virtual learning.

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The National Weather Service predicted 4 to 10 inches of snow would fall in the Milwaukee area with the highest totals along Lake Michigan.

A winter storm warning was posted until 6 p.m. for Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties.