Winter Storm Watch issued for Lapeer County

12 February, 2018, 02:05 | Author: Tracy Craig
  • Season's biggest storm coming

The forecast called for a tapering off of the initial storm Saturday morning, with another winter storm poised to arrive Saturday night, bringing 3 to 5 more inches of snow through Sunday.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Plan on slippery road conditions including during the Thursday afternoon and Friday morning commutes.

Meteorologist Heather Orow in Grand Rapids, Michigan, says the storm is "generally going to be an issue for travel". The northern half of the area will see the snow first and that's where the heaviest, most organized snow bands will likely be. "I ask everyone to keep exercising good judgment and remain indoors if at all possible, to take the warnings and advisories seriously, and to check on the well-being of family, friends and neighbors".

The Indiana Department of Transportation resorted to sending teams of as many as four plows simultaneously to clear some highways.

There's a 50 percent chance of scattered snow showers after 1 p.m.

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Southwest Airlines Co. has scrubbed 350 flights through mid-day Friday at Chicago's Midway International Airport in advance of the snow, said Alyssa Eliasen, a spokeswoman.

Snow has started to fall in Great Falls and will continue throughout the afternoon and evening. The schedule will reduce the number of trains by 10 on the line from Aurora to Chicago to minimize service interruptions.

A second wave of snow will push through late Friday into early Saturday with southern Iowa being the main target of this wave. Please use extra caution while traveling!

Other airlines had also begun to cancel flights, FlightAware's data showed. Vehicles owners who ignore the order could be ticketed and towed. Classes are expected to resume at their regular times on Monday. Federal agencies in Washington D.C. were also opening two hours later than normal.

"It will have prolonged snowfall", he said. A few winters have delivered much more late-season snow: The 1993 March Superstorm blindsided fair-weather fans in D.C. just days after highs near 60 degrees at the tail end of a winter that had only seen a few inches.

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