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Unruly spring conditions hit southern Wis.
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MONROE - A hazardous weather outlook by the National Weather Service predicts after the recent weather rivers will likely reach their limits, posing a chance of flooding.

The rising levels of some rivers could continue into Tuesday, according to the NWS, due to melting snow and continued increased precipitation.

Heavy snow impacted afternoon and evening driving Wednesday over Lafayette, Green and Rock counties. A winter weather advisory was in effect from 11 a.m. Wednesday until 1 a.m. today. Freezing rain fell throughout the day, causing slippery road conditions.

A number of local school districts closed early Wednesday, including Albany, Argyle, Black Hawk, Brodhead, Darlington, Juda, Monroe, New Glarus and Pecatonica. Darlington also cancelled its evening board meeting, and each district called off all after-school events.

Shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation issued a release warning drivers of limited visibility and snow-covered roads, noting the department and State Patrol officers would monitor the weather as conditions progressed into the early morning hours.

As the temperature remained at 32 degrees throughout the day, a mixture of snow and rain fell. The NWS estimated there would be up to three inches of accumulated snow. It estimated today would be sunny, with high temperatures in the mid-40s, and a drop to the lower 20s at night. Highs are expected to reach the mid-50s over the weekend.