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Winter weather triggers advisories and warnings, causes school closings and power outages

A snowy downtown Rhinelander Tuesday evening.
A snowy downtown Rhinelander Tuesday evening.

The Northwoods is under winter storm warnings and advisories as a spring snowstorm moves into the region.

Wisconsin Public Service reported the lights were out for over 50,000 customers early Wednesday, mainly in the eastern part of the state.

Areas like Rhinelander and Eagle River could see between six to eight inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon.

Further east into Forest and Langlade Counties are forecasted to get eight to 12 inches of snow.

National Weather Service Green Bay

The Ironwood area could also see eight to 12 inches.

Along with the snow will come strong winds with gusts 35-45 miles per hour.

Some schools are have announced closures and delays for Wednesday, April 3rd:

Nicolet College, Remote Learning & Work Day

Gogebic Community College - Both Campuses CLOSED

Northland Pines - Closed


Crandon - Closed

Three Lakes Schools Closed

Goodman Armstrong Creek - Closed

Laona - Closed

Wabeno - Closed

White Lake School-Closed

Phelps School & Daycare - Closed

Christ Lutheran School- Eagle River - Closed

Forest County Potawatomi School - Closed

Elcho Schools Closed

This page will be updated if additional delays or closures are announced.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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