In the Chicago area, snow will start during the Thursday-evening commute, but the most significant impacts are expected for the Friday-morning rush. We'll likely have some additional advisories or possibly warnings issued which will help pinpoint even further where the most hard travel conditions will be.
In southeastern MI, a winter storm watch is in effect through Friday night with 5 to 9 inches forecast in Detroit and its suburbs. More snow is then on the way Saturday, with an additional accumulation of 1-3 inches of snow expected. Thursday will end up being a nice day with some sun and fresh snow on the ground; highs will be in the low 20s.
Wednesday's low in Madison was 5 below at 11:17 p.m., 18 degrees below the normal low and 16 degrees above the record low of 21 below for February 7, set in 1875. The meteorological winter (December through February) precipitation total (rain plus snow converted to liquid) rose to 2.9 inches, 0.37 inches below normal. This band of snow will be focused along and south of the I-80 corridor. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
Snow will also fall later Friday in northern OH, western Pennsylvania and western NY. The snow is expected to taper off from west to east by late Friday afternoon.
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Snow has started to fall in Great Falls and will continue throughout the afternoon and evening. The wind will be out of the northeast between 10-20 miles per hour which will cut down visibility next to nothing at times.
The heaviest snow in Mid-Michigan appears to be will be roughly from southern Gratiot to Shiawassee, Genesee, and Lapeer counties.
The Snow Emergency will be in effect beginning at 5 p.m., tonight, until 7 a.m., Saturday.
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