Schools are in session in Waukesha but 30 accidents were reported to the Waukesha Police Department on Tuesday during the storm.
WISN 12 News is reporting that 6.5 inches fell in Waukesha. The National Weather Service does not have an official tally for Waukesha but Pewaukee had 6.3 inches of snow, West Allis had 8.5 inches of snow while Oconomowoc had 3.8 inches.
UPDATED 10:15 a.m.: Public Works Director Fred Abadi told Patch in an email that the plowing is going well in Waukesha. The plow drivers have been able to keep up with the snow.
UPDATED 8:33 a.m.: From Twitter @TotalTrafficMKE: #Waukesha accident. shoulder blocked on I-94 WB at Hwy 18 #traffic bit.ly/mUXXL
Patch's commute map shows traffic moving well in most areas, except for a stretch of I-94 eastbound and US 45 northbound, south of 94.
UPDATED 8:23 a.m.: From the Waukesha Patch Facebook page, Karen Scarpelli writes: "ummmm it took me about and hour and a half to get out of my parking spot just to park my van on the street for our lot to be plowed... the streets look fine for the most part but i'm keeping my daughter home..."
UPDATED 8:02 a.m.: The decision to keep schools open in Waukesha County has did not sit well with some folks, based on comments to Patch Facebook pages.
In Menomonee Falls, Beth Indermuehle Yohnk wrote: "My kids texted me when they got to school and said even Menomonee and Appleton are icy. When they decide whether to close or not, do they take into account all the high schoolers that have to drive to school because they are not offered bus service?"
In Waukesha, Jamie Larson wrote: "They haven't (plowed our street) yet... looks like I better move to get those kids to school."
Wauwatosa and almost all Milwaukee County districts are closed today.
UPDATED 7:01 a.m. Wednesday: Highway traffic has been relatively trouble-free, thanks to warmer temperatures. Check out Patch's commute map before you go.
UPDATED 6:09 a.m. Wednesday: WISN 12 News reports 6.5 inches of snow in Waukesha. The lakeshore areas are closer to a foot. Light snow continuing to fall.
UPDATED 5:56 a.m. Wednesday: Wauwatosa Schools closed today, reports WISN. Most Waukesha County school districts are OPEN today.
UPDATED 5:48 a.m. Wednesday: From Twitter @TotalTrafficMKE: #Muskego accident. shoulder blocked on I-43 NB at CR-Y #traffic bit.ly/mUXXL
UPDATED 9:35 p.m.: The snow began falling heavily in the west suburbs Tuesday afternoon, and is predicted to reach 6 inches or more by noon Wednesday, according to our partners at WISN 12 News.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Ozaukee, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties that is in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday. Wauwatosa declared a snow emergency beginning at 11 p.m. Tuesday that will last until conditions allow it to be lifted.
About 600 We Energies customers in Waukesha lost power Tuesday afternoon, including Moreland Medical Center.
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