Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
301 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

INCREASINGLY COLD CONDITIONS AND UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING PERIODS OF SNOW FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...WITH
THE GREATEST AMOUNTS NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN AND LAKE HURON.

A SHOT OF VERY COLD AIR IS EXPECTED FOR THE START OF THE
WEEKEND...KEEPING TEMPERATURES SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW NORMAL AND
PRODUCING VERY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES. LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY...WITH SOME ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY
IN THE FAVORED SNOW BELTS. TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO MODERATE ON
SUNDAY...AND ESPECIALLY INTO THE START OF NEXT WORK WEEK.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT...WILL RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS
INTERIOR LOCATIONS OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN TO THE UPPER TEENS DOWNSTATE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY...WILL VARY FROM NEAR 10 DEGREES NORTH
TO THE LOWER 20S ACROSS SOUTHERN MICHIGAN.

HERE IS THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR NORTHERN LOWER AND EASTERN
UPPER MICHIGAN THROUGH THURSDAY.

SIGNIFICANT LAKE EFFECT SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT IN THE
LAKE MICHIGAN SNOW BELTS...NEAR AND SOUTH OF GRAND TRAVERSE BAY IN
NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN. ENHANCED SNOWFALL WILL ALSO OCCUR OVER
PARTS OF NORTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN NEAR LAKE HURON...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PRESQUE ISLE AND ALPENA COUNTIES. SUBSTANTIAL BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO EXPECTED.

ACCUMULATING LAKE EFFECT SNOW WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
NIGHT OVER NORTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...ESPECIALLY NEAR AND SOUTH OF
GRAND TRAVERSE BAY. SUBSTANTIAL BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS ALSO
EXPECTED.

BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL INVADE NORTHERN MICHIGAN THIS WEEKEND.
SINGLE DIGIT HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY SATURDAY WITH SUB-ZERO
WIND CHILLS.

VERY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK MAY LEAD TO ICE
JAMMING ON AREA RIVERS.

$$

MSB/MG



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