Today’s Forecast: Updated 11/21/2017 3:00 am
*Warm & Windy This Morning
*PM Rain/Snow Today
*Minor Accumulations Likely Tonight
This Morning/Today: Gusty winds and warm temperatures are out there this morning. Temperatures are in the low 40s to low 50s with winds out of the Southwest at 12-25mph with gusts of 30-35mph. Things start off warm but temperatures will fall a bit into this afternoon and evening. Morning commutes should be just fine this morning but by this evening things could be a bit sloppy with rain, mix and snow starting to fall in many areas. Today will start off with gusty winds and warm temperatures but temperatures will fall more into the mid 30s to mid 40s by this evening. Lake effect rain, mix and snow will move in and could give you some sloppy conditions on the way home. Winds will be out of the Southwest/West at 12-25mph with gusts of 30mph. Accumulations will be minor if any today but some areas could see a fresh few inches of snow tonight.
Tonight: Lake effect snow will continue tonight with 1-2″ likely in the Northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula and while areas North of M-28 in the Eastern U.P. could see 1-3″ with isolated higher amounts in Luce county. The Central Lower Peninsula won’t see much snow if any at all. Overnight lows will be in the mid teens to mid 20s with winds out of the Northwest at 10-20mph.
Wednesday: Lake effect snow will continue in areas Wednesday morning but come to an end around mid day. Highs will be in the lower to upper 30s. We could possibly see a few peeks of sunshine Wednesday afternoon and evening.
Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving is looking nice for most of us with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the mid 30s to low 40s. Some isolated areas of the Eastern U.P. could see a passing flurry or two in the afternoon and evening.
Black Friday & The Weekend: A clipper system will move in Friday afternoon and evening creating rain, mix and snow for areas of Northern Michigan. This could create some sloppy and slushy conditions for Black Friday shoppers by the evening hours. Highs will be in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Saturday is looking windy with some lake effect snow and mixed showers. Highs will be in the low 30s to low 40s. Sunday will bring in isolated lake effect snow showers. Highs will be in the mid 20s to mid 30s. Monday is looking mostly to partly sunny with highs in the low 30s to low 40s.
-Meteorologist Michael Stevens