Strongest storm of the season so far drops up to 9 inches across southern Wisconsin

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The strongest storm of the winter left up to 9 inches of snow around the area. 

Nine inches fell on Elm Grove while 8.8 inches was reported in St. Francis, 8.9 inches in Grafton, 6 in Waukesha and 5.9 in Milwaukee. 

“It has been one of our stronger (storm) systems” so far this winter season, said Kevin Wagner, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

Six inches of snow fell on Kenosha while West Allis saw 7.3 inches. Further west, both Hartland and Watertown had 5.7 inches. 

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In Dane County, Black Earth had 9 inches while DeForest reported 8. Burton, in southwestern Wisconsin’s Grant County, had a reading of 9 inches at roughly 1:30 p.m. while Mineral Point in Iowa County had a reading of 8.8 inches already at 8 a.m.

More snow is expected over the weekend, said Paul Collar, a weather service meteorologist.

“We’ll be keeping an eye on that one,” he said.

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