Today’s Forecast: Updated 3/18/2019 9:15 pm

*Flurries Linger

*Warmer Days Ahead

*Messy Mix for The First Day of Spring

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**An Areal Flood Advisory continues for Newaygo county until 2pm Tuesday. Minor flooding continues for local streams and lakes resulting in hazardous conditions. Multiple roads are still closed.

**A Flood Warning continues for the Muskegon River at Newaygo until 2pm Wednesday. At 3:45 pm Monday, the stage was 11.5 feet. The flood stage is 11.0 feet. The river is expected to remain at 11.5 feet on Tuesday. It’s forecast to drop below flood stage on Wednesday. Homes, cottages, and surrounding roads could be impacted. You can find the latest river forecast here: https://www.9and10news.com/weather/local-river-levels/

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Tonight: Skies become partly to mostly cloudy with the clearest skies over our Central Lower. Don’t look for anything other than a few snow shower around the Tip of the Mitt as lows range from the teens to mid 20s. Winds are light and variable.

Tomorrow: Your Tuesday has a mix of sun and clouds with a few flurries possible. Highs warm into the mid 30s to mid 40s with S/SW winds at 5-15 mph.

Wednesday – Thursday: We kick off the First Day of Spring with a small, messy storm! Scattered to Occasional rain or snow showers are the forecast for your Wednesday. Highs climb to the mid 30s to the upper 40s. Thursday starts off with mostly to partly sunny skies, but the chance for some rain or snow moves into the U.P. and the Northern Lower for the evening hours. Highs will be in the upper 30s to upper 40s.

Friday & The Weekend: High pressure slides into the Great Lakes region on Friday, setting Northern Michigan up for a great weekend. Skies are partly sunny on Friday, mostly sunny Saturday, back to partly sunny Sunday.  Highs are generally in the 40s Friday but reach the 40s and 50s through the weekend.

-Tom

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Year to Date Snowfall:  Season to Date/Departure from Normal

—Updated 3/18

Sault Ste. Marie: 141.5″/+32.9″

Petoskey: 142.2″/+24.5″

Gaylord: 118.2″/-11.3″

Traverse City: 112.3″/ +16.6″

Houghton Lake: 64.6″/ +4.7″

West Branch: 67.5″/ +21.0″

 

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