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Thanksgiving Travel Paired With First Snow in Midwest

19 Nov 2015, 5:00 pm


Parts of the Midwest will see their first snowfall of the winter season this Friday and Saturday. A winter storm will bring a swath of snow from Nebraska extending to Michigan, with 4-7 inches possible for a large area.

snow highway

The system comes during a heavily traveled time as Thanksgiving nears. Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport and Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are in the heart of snow band and travelers using these hubs should anticipate delays. Travel through interstates 80, 90, 35, 380, 39, 43, 94, 96, 75 and others may also be affected by the inclement weather.

The snow will start in Nebraska, South Dakota, and Iowa Friday morning, and slam the Hawkeye state through the afternoon/evening. The snow starts to fall in Wisconsin and Illinois Friday evening and continues through early Saturday morning. The storm blows through Michigan on Saturday.

watch and warn

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for parts of South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisonsin, and Illinois. A Winter Storm Watch is also in place in Michigan.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist, Monica Cryan

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