ST. CLAIR (WWJ/AP) – Two dozen people moved to the right and then to the left, hoping a little dance outside a bar in Michigan’s Thumb might bring much-needed snow for a weekend festival.

St. Clair, a small town south of Port Huron, is holding the annual Winter White Out festival. Like much of eastern Michigan, it lacks snow. So a group of people gathered outside LaCroix’s Riverside Pub on Wednesday night in a desperate attempt to stimulate the clouds.

The Port Huron Times Herald says flurries actually did fall, but St. Clair needs much more. One of the events is a snowman contest.

On Thursday, forecasters were calling for a wintry mix to hit some areas of Michigan, mostly south of Detoit near the Ohio border.  As for the weekend, there’s a chance of a little snow or flurries Saturday and Sunday.

For the latest forecast, keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. For more now, visit our weather page.

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