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Northeast Wisconsin takes on round two of Blizzard Evelyn

Blizzard Evelyn in Green Bay on April 14, 2018. (Photo submitted by Russell Zillgitt)

(WLUK) -- Blizzard Evelyn is breaking Green Bay records. It is now the largest blizzard since 1889, and the second largest of all time.

A Blizzard warning continues for Brown, Outagamie, Door, Kewaunee, Oconto and Marinette counties, ending Monday.

Very heavy snow, very strong winds, significant blowing and drifting, low visibility, and terrible road conditions continue through tonight.

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A Winter Storm warning will remain in effect for most other Northeast Wisconsin counties until midnight.


Sunday's round will bring additional snowfall to the area, exceeding 12 inches for most and some locations will see close to 15 inches.


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Some schools in the area have canceled classes for Monday.

Winter Storm Evelyn was upgraded to a blizzard Saturday.

This is the snowiest April, on record for Northeast Wisconsin and one of the largest snowstorms on record for Green Bay.

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Winds continue strong from the northeast with gusts up to 50 mph.

Strong winds have knocked out power for some residents.

Travel is extremely dangerous, with the state listing many Northeast Wisconsin highways as ice-covered.

Law enforcement agencies, including the Outagamie County Sheriff's Department and the Brown County Sheriff's Department, have advised drivers not to travel.

Outagamie says it assisted 55 crashes on Saturday and between midnight and 5:30 a.m. it has already assisted 44.

To keep the streets clear for snow plows, many communities across the area have declared snow emergencies. Most remain in effect through Monday.

With poor travel conditions, businesses and churches have closed. It is advised to call ahead to your destination to see if it is still open.

Outagamie County has instituted a tow ban on I-41 and Hwy. 441.

During a tow ban, tow trucks are not allowed on those highways as their presence increases the danger on the roads. Vehicles will not be allowed to be towed away until the ban is lifted.

As people shovel snow, homewoners should also clear it away from furnace and dryer vents to prevent a possible fire hazard.

The blizzard is also impacting air travel. Flights have been canceled or delayed throughout the area.

You can track the storm with our live interactive radar. You can also use the FOX 11 Weather App on your smartphone or tablet to receive alerts and track the weather wherever you are.

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