Light Snow to Overspread Midwest for the Weekend; Milder Air Follows

Mark SpencerMichigan, Midwest, National, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

A weak disturbance will drop south from Canada during the day on Saturday. Snow showers will break out across the Upper Midwest, including northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s for highs across much of the region. This quick burst of snow could lead to areas of slick roadways. Especially, along and north of a line from Duluth, MN to Green Bay, WI. Accumulations of 1-3″ are expected.

The area of snow showers will slide east during the overnight on Saturday, impacting the Lower and Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Icy road conditions are expected during the overnight hours before the system exits off to the east. Accumulations of 1-4″ are expected, however, some lake enhancement in the favorable snow-belt areas could lead to localized higher accumulations.

Sunday Snow for Michigan

The broad area of low pressure slides off into the northeast for Sunday providing additional light snowfall accumulations.

Warmer air will begin to infiltrate the region behind this system during the day on Sunday. Highs, during the day, will push toward the freezing mark in areas, such as, Duluth, Green Bay, and Minneapolis. Temperatures across Lower Michigan, however, will push well beyond the freezing mark as high temperatures make a run into the upper-30s.

Milder Air Moving into the Midwest

Another storm system is expected to impact the region as we head into the middle of next week.

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