Sunny moments, mild weekend before snow showers Thanksgiving week
More sunshine, fewer showers before a frigid, snowy turn towards Thanksgiving.
NWS alerts in effect HERE.
Clouds breaking up as high pressure builds on a mostly clear but blustery Friday in Upper Michigan.
A seasonably cool fall trend ensues this weekend, with a passing James Bay system bringing a chance of rain and snow showers mainly to northern and eastern Upper Michigan.
Snow chances pick up in the days leading to Thanksgiving as a strong low pressure system from the northern interior of Canada spreads a frigid airmass towards the region. Rounds of ice, moderate to heavy snow plus blowing snow to impact travel towards the holiday.
Tonight: Partly cloudy with southwest winds gusting over 20 mph; calm winds, very cold inland temperatures possible before sunrise
>Lows: 10s Inland / 30 Shore
Saturday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy with a chance of rain and snow showers mainly Eastern U.P. (isolated north); blustery with northwest winds gusting over 25 mph
Sunday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy with lake effect rain and snow in the northwest winds belts, tapering in the afternoon; seasonably mild
Monday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy and seasonably mild
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with morning rain and snow, transition to snow towards afternoon; windy and getting cold
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with moderate to heavy lake effect snow in the northwest wind belts; windy with northwest gusts over 40 mph and cold
Thursday: Partly to mostly cloudy with lake effect snow in the northwest wind belts, fewer towards afternoon; windy and cold
Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy with lake effect snow in the west wind belts; breezy and cold
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