A wintertime tempest dumped snowfall successful central Wisconsin and near tens of thousands without power, officials said Friday.
Over a ft of snowfall piled onto cardinal Wisconsin connected Friday, leaving tens of thousands without power.
The National Weather Service reported 13.2 inches of snowfall successful Sheboygan on Lake Michigan connected Friday, portion We Energies reported implicit 46,000 customers were without service, mostly successful Milwaukee County.
A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was struck by a conveyance portion investigating a clang Thursday nighttime connected snow-covered and slippery Interstate 94 successful occidental Wisconsin’s Lucas Township, constabulary said.
The trooper was extracurricular his patrol car and lasting adjacent to a pickup connected the freeway’s enarthrosis astir 10 p.m. Thursday erstwhile a passing car deed him and the pickup, the Dunn County Sheriff’s Office said. The trooper was taken to a infirmary with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.