February 15, 2018 – 11:50 pm update QUICK UPDATE: From the latest reports from the U.P. trails should be generally good in the snow belt areas with some areas fair and some excellent. Some snow is in the forecast. A couple of inches or more of snow will upgrade conditions to good-to-excellent.
A lot of poor conditions in Northern Lower Michigan due to the midweek warm-up. Best conditions will be north and west of Gaylord where conditions may top out at fair-to-good.
February 15, 2018 – 6:00 am update The mid-week warm-up is coming to an end. Cold weather and lake effect snow returns to the snow belts of the Upper Peninsula for Thursday night. The forecast is calling for the cold weather to last through the weekend with more snow expected on Saturday. Groomers should be able to get back on the trails and the trails should be in good shape going into the weekend in the Upper Peninsula.
The mid-week warm-up hit the trails in Northern Lower Michigan a bit harder with highs in the 40s on Wednesday. Highs in the 30s for Thursday will likely do a bit more damage. The cold weather returns on Thursday night with a chance of some snow. There should be fair weekend riding in the hearts of the snow belts, however the base will be thin and icy. Look to the individual reports for the latest updates on conditions in Northern Lower Michigan.
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