Winter Storm Watch for Upper Peninsula for around foot of snow
The constant heavy snow part of the storm has the Upper Peninsula in a winter storm watch. Winter Storm Watch for all of the Upper Peninsula for 8 p.m. Thursday to 8 p.m. Saturday. The storm will start with rain in the Upper Peninsula Thursday and change to snow Thursday night. Here’s the initial early snow forecast just to give you a sense of the solid area of heavy snow. The snow for Lower Michigan will mostly be lake-effect snow meaning it will be streaky and not super widespread.mlive.com
Friday’s storm: When the snow will start near you
As details for Friday’s big snowstorm get clearer, the National Weather Service has created a timeline map, showing when the snow is expected to arrive in different parts of the Lower Peninsula on Friday afternoon and evening. A Winter Storm Watch is currently in effect for most of the lower half of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Friday's storm timeline. Image provided by the National Weather Service. Areas near and south of I-96 will see the storm impact the evening commute.mlive.com
Farmers’ Almanac predicts ‘soggy, shivery’ spring
The Farmers’ Almanac has released its annual spring forecast and is predicting a “soggy, shivery spring ahead” for the United States. “Overall, we see a wet and cool season for most places, with spring taking its sweet time to arrive,” the almanac said. RELATED: Meteorological Spring begins today. MLive meteorologist Mark Torregrossa will soon release a detailed spring forecast for Michigan. For more details on Michigan weather, visit the MLive weather page.mlive.com
Winter weather is not over, as officials issue a storm watch in effect until Friday evening
It might be a good idea to keep heavier jackets, with the hats and mittens in arms reach because National Weather Service officials issued a Winter Storm Watch for Friday morning into the evening.chicagotribune.com
Impactful winter storm to move into Southeastern Michigan midweek -- Here’s what we know (right now)
Southeastern Michigan is looking at a widespread and long-duration winter storm moving into the region starting on Wednesday and continuing into Thursday, bringing the entire run of winter weather into the region.
Winter Storm Watch issued for 30 counties across Michigan
A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for 30 counties across Northern Michigan, including the northern third of the Lower Peninsula and all of the eastern Upper Peninsula. The National Weather Service issued the storm watch Tuesday. The storm system is expected to sweep into Michigan late Wednesday and last through Thursday. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued 30 counties in Michigan. Here’s what to expect, according to the storm watch statement:The Winter Storm Watch is in effect from late Wednesday night through late Thursday night.mlive.com
Michigan school district vows no snow days as winter storm approaches
DETROIT – Detroit Public Schools has told students, parents and teachers not to expect snow days amid the big snowstorm headed toward Michigan this week, FOX 2 Detroit reports. RELATED: Winter Storm Watch now upgraded to Winter Storm Warning for 11 southern Michigan countiesSoutheast Michigan is expected to see 8-10 inches of snowfall, but Detroit schools will still be in session – virtually, the report said. The district announced plans to shift to virtual learning rather than call a snow day because it has already used its six emergency use days – a snow day would mean extending the school year, the report said. Outbreaks of COVID-19, staff shortages, and threats following the Oxford High School shooting have all whittled away at districts’ emergency days, the report said. RELATED: Winter emergency kit: 15 things you should have in your vehicle in bad weathermlive.com
Winter Storm Watch shows which Michigan counties should get at least half-foot of snow
This winter storm watch is for heavy snow, and is for the areas that could have six or more inches of snow. The winter storm watch is for 2 a.m. Wednesday to 11 p.m. Thursday for southwest Lower Michigan. For southeast Lower Michigan, the winter storm watch cover the timeframe of 7 a.m. Wednesday to 11 p.m. Thursday. Counties outlined in blue are under a winter storm watch for Wednesday and Thursday. If a winter storm watch goes as planned, the area will be upgraded to a winter storm warning.mlive.com
Winter Storm Watch issued for southeast Michigan
Monroe County is included in an area that could see at least 4 inches of snow late Tuesday night through Wednesday. The first snowfall of the season was Nov. 11; there has been 17.75 inches of snow since that date. * WHERE...Southeast Michigan* WHEN...From late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The exact location of the heaviest snow across Southeast Michigan still carries some uncertainty at this time. ***Video: Winter storm stories of years pastmonroenews.com
Winter Storm Warning issued for Monroe County
The Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 10 p.m. tonight to noon Saturday. This is such a massive storm system that are now nearly 100 million people affected by the winter weather alerts. EARLIER REPORTA Winter Storm Watch that was issued Thursday afternoon for Monroe County has been upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning. In the meantime, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for northwest Ohio, including the Toledo area. ***Forecasts for Monroe County can be found at National Weather Service - DetroitForecasts for the Toledo area can be found at National Weather Service - Cleveland***If you have weather-related cancellations or reschedules to announce, please use our news tips link.monroenews.com
Ice Storm Warning issued for parts of Michigan; Widespread power outages expected
DETROIT – An Ice Storm Warning has been issued for parts of Michigan ahead of a dangerous winter storm hitting the state this weekend. The Ice Storm Warning will be in effect from 4 a.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. on Sunday for the following counties:OaklandLivingstonLapeerGeneseeShiawasseeSanilacTuscolaSaginawHuronThe major concerns for ice are in our North Zone (North of M-59) and into Mid-Michigan and West Michigan. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect Saturday through Sunday morning for these areas, as ice thicknesses could be near one-half inch, which would be a crippling ice storm. Significant accumulations of snow, sleet, ice, and rain are expected with power outages and dangerous travel conditions. (Grand Rapids) (WDIV)Be prepared for power outagesIce anywhere near half an inch is likely to cause widespread power outages across the state.
Potentially ‘crippling’ ice storm could knock out power across Michigan
DETROIT – A dangerous winter storm will hit Michigan this weekend, with potentially “crippling” ice levels that could impact parts of Michigan for days. The major concerns for ice are in our North Zone (North of M-59) and into Mid-Michigan and West Michigan. A half inch of ice can add as much as 500 pounds to a span of power lines. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect Saturday through Sunday morning for these areas, as ice thicknesses could be near one-half inch, which would be a crippling ice storm. West and Mid-MichiganNWS: A major winter storm is expected to start tonight and last through daybreak Sunday.