DETROIT – The National Meteorological Service issued winter weather advice to 11 counties – Genesse, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne – by 4 p.m. Tuesday.
It is expected that 3-5 inches of snow will accumulate in Midland, Bay, Huron, Saginaw, Tuscola, Sanilac, Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer and St. Clair counties between 4 and 4 p.m. Tuesday. Officials say they expect low viability and dangerous road conditions that could affect morning commuting.
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The snow is expected to move north from Interstate 69 after 4 a.m. and reach the Three Cities and the North Thumb by 7 p.m. Heavy snowfall is expected during the peak period from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
In addition, 1-3 inches of snow is expected to accumulate with “light icing” in Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne, Lenawee and Monroe counties. The snow is expected to move north of the Ohio border after 4 a.m. and sweep north in the morning.
Heavy snowfall is expected in the Detroit subway from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., before switching to frost drizzle after 9 p.m.
Anyone who drives is advised to plan extra time to travel, slow down and exercise extreme caution.
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