Don’t let the flurries fool you. There’s more real snow on the way early Saturday morning. That’s according to Accuweather Meterologist Dr. Joe Sobel, who says Southeast Michigan can expect another possible three inches by Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9 p.m. Friday til 10 a.m. Saturday. Forecasters say snow-covered roadways will create hazardous travel conditions, and quick accumulations will make roads harder to clear. As the storm becomes more intense overnight, visibility may be limited.
Some localized areas could get up to five inches of snow.
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Here’s the forecast:
Early Saturday: 2 to 4 inches of snow expected in the early hours. Lows 20 to 24. Chance of snow 100 percent.
Saturday: Some snow in the morning; mostly cloudy. High 31. Low 15.
Sunday: Clouds and a break of sun. High 25. Low 11.
Following the brief rebound in temperatures that has taken place from the Midwest to the East this week, Accuweather days more of what many people would consider “irritatingly cold” weather will return starting Sunday.
Then, early next week, Accuweather forecasters say a large winter storm forecast to unfold could adversely affect well over 100 million people from the Rockies to the Plains, South, Midwest and Northeast, if it develops to its full potential.
They’re calling calling this system the Groundhog Day storm, and it will likely severely impact ground travel, and lead to canceled flights, school delays and closures. The storm is not only a concern for Wednesday, but for much of the week as the system moves along.
How nasty the storm gets and the primary form of precipitation for the Northeast, Midwest, interior South, and Plains depends on the exact track of the storm, still days away.
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