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December 11, 2020
❄ A quick moving storm will deliver rain, then snow and ice, to the Midwest and western Great Lakes late Friday into early Sunday...
Low pressure organizing over the western Plains this morning will trek northeastward into the Midwest and southern Lakes by Saturday evening. Warm air initially will allow precipitation to start as rain, but as a cold front presses southward the precipitation will mix with ice and then change to snow. Winter Weather Advisories, Winter Storm Watches and Warnings, have been issued.

Winter Weather Advisories extend from south-central Nebraska, through the heart of Iowa, and southern Wisconsin. Accumulations will vary anywhere from 2 to 6 inches. As the low deepens, winds will become a factor, generally rang from 15 to 25 mph, with wind gusts potentially to 40 mph.

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December 11, 2020
Moving into Michigan, Winter Storm Watches and Warnings are out. Models indicate that as the low moves eastward, enhanced moisture will stream in from the Gulf of Mexico leading to higher snowfall totals. In the Warning area, snowfall could reach 4 to 10 inches with locally higher amounts. At transition, light ice accumulations are possible. The same amounts are anticipated in the Watch area (Blue), and we expect this to be upgraded to Warning status later on Friday.

🌨 Forecast Provided By: Meteorologist Joshua Ketchen

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