Significant Lake Effect Snow Possible near Lake Superior for the End of the Work Week

000 WWUS83 KMQT 231219 SPSMQT SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI 719 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015 MIZ006-007-013-014-085-231900- ALGER-LUCE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAND MARAIS...MUNISING...NEWBERRY... ESCANABA...GLADSTONE...MANISTIQUE...SENEY 719 AM EST FRI JAN 23 2015 ...LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON... LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL EAST OF A LINE FROM EBEN JUNCTION TO NAHMA JUNCTION THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE IN THE 1 TO 3 INCH RANGE...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS EAST OF A LINE FROM MUNISING TO MANISTIQUE. THE SNOW WILL QUICKLY COME TO AN END BY MID AFTERNOON...WITH ONLY LIGHT DRIZZLE OR FREEZING DRIZZLE EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON. THE STEADY SNOWFALL WILL LEAD TO ROADS BECOMING SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY THIS MORNING. IN ADDITION...VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED BELOW 1 MILE AT TIMES IN THE HEAVIER BANDS. OVER WESTERN ALGER AND DELTA COUNTIES...A MIX OF SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN WILL OCCUR THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. THIS MAY LEAD TO SLICK SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS. $$ SRF



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