Winter preview

The first fall snowstorm didn’t keep a bundled up Sim Yo of Eau Claire from walking in downtown Eau Claire on Tuesday. The conditions prompted the National Weather Service to issue a winter storm warning for the region, predicting 4 to 6 inches of snow would fall in Eau Claire, Chippewa and Dunn counties. A weather spotter reported snowfall of 8 inches Tuesday in Ellsworth. View more photos at