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Winter Weather Watch (Warning)
Including the cities of Rogers City, Mancelona, Gaylord, Atlanta,
Alpena, Frankfort, Traverse City, Kalkaska, Grayling, Mio,
Harrisville, Manistee, Cadillac, Lake City, Houghton Lake,
West Branch, Tawas City, Gladwin, and Standish
1046 AM EST Fri Jan 10 2020
…WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT…
* WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow
accumulations of 6 to 11 inches and ice accumulations of
around three tenths of an inch possible. Winds could gust as
high as 40 mph.
* WHERE…Portions of Northern Lower Michigan.
* WHEN…From 10 PM EST this evening through late Saturday night.
* IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the
ice. Travel could be nearly impossible.
This Afternoon: Cloudy, with temperature falling to around 34 by 5pm. North wind between 10 and 15 mph.
Tonight: Rain, snow, and freezing rain likely before 1am, then snow, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Lows mostly in the lower 20s. Blustery, with a north wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm, then snow showers with patchy blowing snow after 1pm. Temperature falling to around 23 by 9am. Blustery, with a northeast wind between 15 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday Night: Snow showers with areas of blowing snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Lows mostly in the upper teens. Northeast wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of around 7 inches.
Sunday: Patchy blowing snow and a slight chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with highs mostly in the lower 20s. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with lows mostly in the upper teens.
Monday: Partly sunny, with highs mostly in the upper 20s.