LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -

The snow could come down quickly at times and drop anywhere from 1 inch (far south) to 5 inches (north) across the News 8 viewing area.

StormTeam 8 Meteorologist Bill Graul said the bulk of the snow will fall from until about 2 or 3 p.m. on Thursday.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for most of the area Thursday due to the snow in the morning and early afternoon and the chance of blowing and drifting snow through about 6 p.m. A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect for Chippewa and Dunn Counties where there's a higher chance for 4-5 inches of snow, perhaps even up to 6-inches.

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