1-4 inches of snow expected for Christmas in La Crosse area

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 p.m.Tuesday through 3 a.m. Christmas Day

Good thing Santa has a sleigh and not a car to deliver Christmas gifts!

La Crosse will likely see 1-4 inches of snow from Christmas Eve until Christmas morning.

StormTeam 8 Meteorologist Bill Graul says snow will probably reach the La Crosse area sometime between 5-7 p.m. Graul said snow is likely to continue through 3 a.m. on Christmas Day and gradually taper from west to east by about 6 or 7 a.m.

The NWS has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for areas generally near and north of I-90 from 3 p.m. today through 3 a.m. Wednesday due to the expected 2″-4″ of snow and wintry driving conditions. Even south of I-90, 1″-3″ of snow are expected.

To follow Santa’s progress, you can visit the NORAD Santa Tracker live streaming.