- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 2, 2016

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Latest on winter storm moving across Wisconsin (all times local):

7:30 p.m.

A winter storm appears to be winding down after pummeling much of Wisconsin.

The storm dumped several inches of snow across a broad section of the state Tuesday, coating roads and making travel hazardous.

The National Weather Service reports 7.5 inches of snow near La Crosse, 7 inches north of Oxford and more than five inches near Howard.

And the wintry blast is not quite over. Another wave of snow is expected to arrive late Tuesday and could drop another inch or two.

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3:30 p.m.

Road conditions are deteriorating as a winter storm pushes across Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is advising no travel on some state highways in central Wisconsin, including Interstate 39 between Portage and Coloma.

Up to 6 inches of snow already had fallen on parts of southwestern Wisconsin as of early Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service reports 5 inches of snow in central Wisconsin

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6:45 a.m.

Thousands of students across Wisconsin have the day off because travel conditions are expected to deteriorate as a strong winter storm bears down on the state.

Heavy snow spreads in from the south Tuesday morning accompanied by gusty winds. More than a dozen Wisconsin counties are under a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service.

Many school districts decided it would be better to keep children at home, including Beaver Dam, Cassville, Columbus, Boscobel, Cambria-Friesland, Green Lake, Mayville, Mauston and Portage.

A mixture of snow, sleet and rain is expected in southeastern Wisconsin. Forecasters say the best chance for all snow will be northwest of Madison with more than 10 inches of snow predicted for the Wisconsin Dells area.


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