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Quiet weather to start the week

Fair weather is forecast through Monday. It will be on the cool side today. The wind today will make it feel like it is in the 20's today. The temperature will moderate slightly for Monday as south winds persist. A risk for mixed precipitation is possible by mid week. 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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