Update: Snow Storm Causing Hazardous Driving Conditions Across Wis.

By KBJR News 1

Update: Snow Storm Causing Hazardous Driving Conditions Across Wis.

December 19, 2012 Updated Dec 20, 2012 at 1:59 PM CST

Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) -- Governor Scott Walker has issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency in response to the snow storm that is blanketing the state.

By noon, over nine inches of snow had fallen in the Madison area. Hazardous travel is likely throughout the state over the next two days.

Heavy snow and high winds will result in blizzard conditions.

Many flights in and out of the Dane County airport have been delayed or canceled. Officials at the airport are encouraging all travelers to call ahead.

Snow is expected to continue to fall throughout the day

The Wisconsin State Patrol and the National Weather Service are urging people to stay off the roads.

Emergency Operation Centers will open Wednesday at 8 p.m.

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