Wet snow likely to begin the month of May - seriously

NOW: Wet snow likely to begin the month of May - seriously

It's been a fairly miserable last day of April with cold rain showers mixing with snow pellets at times. This widespread area of precip will continue through early evening before becoming more isolated.

By early Monday morning, temps will be dropping into the mid 30s as the next round of precipitation moves in. Wet snow will be the dominant precipitation type throughout the morning with sleet or some rain mixing in at times. 

For much of the area, wet snow will transition to all rain Monday afternoon. However, the area from Plymouth to Fond du Lac to Hartford may remain cold enough for wet snow and rain all day. 

The silver lining is that snow won't accumulate on the roads, but many of us will likely see a coating of slushy snow on the grass. Aforementioned northern spots may see up to 1.5" of accumulation on the grass.

On top of the sloppy mix, winds will also gust between 30-40 mph all day, making it feel even more raw than Sunday as temps struggle to warm past the lower 40s.

Any lingering rain/snow showers taper off Monday night, but clouds hang around all day Tuesday. While we do see wet snow at times in May in Milwaukee, it's pretty rare for any of it to accumulate. Milwaukee has only had measurable snow (0.1" or more) in May 12 times since 1884, and it hasn't happened since the infamous May 10, 1990 snowstorm.

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