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Several Rounds of Thunderstorms Through Sunday Night; Chance for Severe Weather and Flooding

Several rounds of thunderstorms are expected Sunday evening through early Monday morning. Some of these storms may become severe, and could produce damaging wind gusts, large hail, or even a few tornadoes. Storms will contain heavy downpours, and could lead to flooding where rainfall is prolonged or occurs most frequently. Monday will be cool and breezy. Read More >

November 11-12 Accumulating Snow, Lake Effect Snow, and Record-Breaking Cold

Heavy snow that fell in Grand Junction - Photo courtesy of Clay Greiffendorf 


An early season snowstorm and lake effect snow event impacted the western Great Lakes from Monday, November 11th to Tuesday, November 12th. Snow accumulations of 3-8" were common along the I-96 and I-94 corridors with totals measured in feet in the lake effect snow belts. Record-breaking cold temperatures followed on Tuesday enabling wind chills to drop into the single digits.  While such snow totals and cold temperatures are not uncommon in Michigan during the winter months, experiencing such conditions in early November is unusual. 



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