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Not as Warm as Yesterday / Snow Friday Afternoon and Evening

A cold front passing through the area today will cause today to be cooler than yesterday. Highs will only be in the mid 30s. Skies will remain mostly cloudy with northeast winds under 10 mph. A weakening storm system is expected to bring between 1 and 2 inches of snow to this area from mid afternoon Friday into the mid evening. This is expected to slow the evening commute Friday. Read More >

 

 

Hazardous Travel

The combination of falling snow, gusty winds, and light snow led to considerable blowing snow restricting visibilities across Low Michigan for a prolonged period of time.  In many areas, visibility was at or below 3 miles for days in a row, with periods of at or below 1/4 of a mile.  Check out the webcams showing the low visibilities below:

Webcams on December 24th, 2020

                                I-96 at Okemos road

                           M-44 at M-44 Connector

US-131 at Hall Road

US 131 at West River Drive

US 131 at West River Drive

 

December 24th-25th, 2020 : Radar Loop: 

As a low pressure system moved through the Great Lakes region, this system brought westerly winds and snow bands December 24th, 2020 bringing reduced visibility and several inches of snow. A second swath of snow in the form of lake effect came from the northwest and brought heavy snow to Benton Harbor, MI, South Bend IN and Scottsville MI. 

 

                                                                  

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