Lake Effect Snow This Weekend for the Great Lakes
Cold air continues to funnel across the Great Lakes, producing lake effect snow bands. Winter Storm Warnings continue in Southwest Lower Michigan and Northwest Indiana. Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect around Lake Erie.
— NWS Grand Rapids (@NWSGrandRapids) January 5, 2018
More than a foot of snow is possible in the heaviest snow squalls into this weekend. As a warm front approaches the region Sunday, temperatures will warm and the wind direction will shift, bringing and end to this round of lake effect snow.
Dangerously cold #WindChills continue thru early Sunday morning, with additional lake effect snow accumulations of up to 8-12 inches southeast of Lake Ontario thru tonight. Here is some helpful information from the CDC on avoiding, spotting, and treating frostbite and hypothermia pic.twitter.com/o6G1wUriYg
— NWS Buffalo (@NWSBUFFALO) January 5, 2018
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels