Snow begins to dissipate, but motorists still urged to slow down

Last SlideNext Slide Snowfall began to dissipate across the Milwaukee area Sunday night, but visibility was still only about three-quarters of a mile, according to the National Weather Service in Sullivan.

Light snow, fog and mist were reported in Milwaukee at 8 p.m. along with wind gusts from the north as high as 28 mph, according to the weather service.

Wind-driven snow and fog combined to create hazardous driving conditions across southern Wisconsin Sunday afternoon, causing slick roads and reducing visibility to about a quarter-mile.

In Waukesha County, a crash in slippery conditions about 1 p.m. shut down two lanes of I-94 eastbound in Elm Grove for about 50 minutes.

Buy PhotoGusty winds and wet snow greeted visitors to Milwaukee's lakefront Sunday as they walked past the steel sculpture “The Calling” by Mark di Suvero in O’Donnell Park.

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