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Winter Weather Advisory


New Event Expired

Start Time

Thu 03/14/2019 11:00 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 03/15/2019 08:00 PM EDT




Moderate impact

Full Alert Message

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Marquette MI 413 PM EDT Thu Mar 14 2019 MIZ001>004-009-084-150415- /O.NEW.KMQT.WW.Y.0026.190315T0300Z-190316T0000Z/ Keweenaw-Ontonagon-Northern Houghton-Baraga-Gogebic- Southern Houghton- Including the cities of Copper Harbor, Ontonagon, Houghton, Hancock, L'Anse, Ironwood, Kenton, and Sidnaw 413 PM EDT Thu Mar 14 2019 /313 PM CDT Thu Mar 14 2019/ ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ FRIDAY... * WHAT...Lake enhanced snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 8 inches, except 1 to 3 inches for the lower elevations of southern Houghton and eastern Gogebic Counties. The greatest amounts will be in the Porcupine Mountains and the higher terrain from Twin Lakes to Delaware. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Portions of central Upper and western Upper Michigan. * WHEN...From 11 PM EDT /10 PM CDT/ this evening to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Temperatures falling quickly this evening will cause any wet roads and standing water left from this week's rain and snowmelt to freeze overnight. The Friday morning commute could become very difficult, especially on lesser traveled roads. Snow and patchy blowing snow will make evening travel on Friday difficult as well. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for lake effect snow means lake effect snow is forecast that will make travel difficult in some areas. Use caution when traveling. &&