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It's going to be a breezy and cloudy overnight. Expect snow, possibly mixed with sleet (ice pellets). Total accumulations for the day should reach 7-9 inches. Temperatures will linger at 20 with today's low of 19 occurring around 6:00am. Winds will be 15 MPH from the northeast turning from the north as the overnight progresses.
Originally posted by observer
I just saw on local weather that they are predicting anywhere from 10-12 upwards of 18 inches in my area. SWEET, but I have to have surgery tomorrow so getting to the hospital could be tricky.
Originally posted by sensfan
Well I wouldn't call it a storm, but it sure is snowy as I look out my window here in Ottawa.
...A MAJOR WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE AREA TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...
.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL ORGANIZE OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY AND MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES FOR TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.
SHOULD THE FORECAST TRACK CONTINUE TO HOLD...THE STORM WILL BRING SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO MUCH OF SOUTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN. MOST LOCATIONS COULD RECEIVE 6 INCHES OF SNOW OR MORE. IN ADDITION...
NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE DRAMATICALLY ON THURSDAY AS THIS STORM SYSTEM PASSES THE AREA...GUSTING OVER 30 MPH AT TIMES. THESE WINDS WILL FURTHER REDUCE VISIBILITIES...PRODUCE DRIFTING SNOW...
WIND CHILLS BELOW ZERO.
AT THIS TIME...IT APPEARS SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION LATE THIS EVENING AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES AFTER MIDNIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THURSDAY MORNING...
BEFORE SLOWLY WINDING DOWN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN MOST LOCATIONS. HOWEVER...AREAS IN THE THUMB NEAR LAKE HURON CAN EXPECT THE SNOW TO PERSIST INTO THE AFTERNOON AS THE LAKE PROVIDES SOME ENHANCEMENT TO THE SNOWFALL. SEVERAL MORE INCHES OF SNOW MAY FALL IN THESE AREAS...WITH STRONG WINDS CREATING NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES... ESPECIALLY ALONG THE LAKESHORE REGIONS.