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...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM EST SATURDAY...

posted Nov 20, 2015, 1:29 PM by Robert Wilcox   [ updated Dec 5, 2015, 6:31 AM ]
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM EST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 PM
EST SATURDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND
INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EARLY SATURDAY EVENING. SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 7
INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

* THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY AS TO THE TRACK OF THIS
SYSTEM...WHICH MAY IMPACT WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW OCCURS.
TEMPERATURES NEAR THE SURFACE WILL ALSO AFFECT HOW EFFICIENTLY
SNOW IS ABLE TO ACCUMULATE.

* THE SNOW WILL RAPIDLY TAPER TO LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS BY LATE
SATURDAY EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL DROP BELOW FREEZING
SATURDAY NIGHT WHICH COULD MAKE WET OR SNOW COVERED ROADS VERY
SLIPPERY.

IMPACTS...

* TRAVEL MAY BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* THERE IS A CHANCE OF A PERIOD OF HEAVY WET SNOW ACCUMULATION
WHICH MAY BE ABLE TO BRING DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

* A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND
LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

* PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
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