Weather affecting high school sports
The first snowstorm of the season has forced the postponement of some local high school sporting events scheduled for tonight (Tuesday).
Tuesday night's River Falls High School girls' basketball, boys' basketball and girls' hockey games have all been postponed.
The Wildcat girls' basketball game against Baldwin-Woodville, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in River Falls, has been cancelled, as have the St. Croix Valley Fusion girls hockey game against the Eau Claire Area Stars, scheduled for 7 p.m. at Hobbs Ice Center in Eau Claire, and the Wildcat boys' basketball game slated for 7:30 p.m. at Eau Claire North High School.
The games will be rescheduled. Dates have not been determined.
A winter storm warning went into effect in much of Western Wisconsin Tuesday and will continue through Tuesday night and all day Wednesday. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous, according to the National Weather Service.