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Snow and Weather Updates

Check back here often for the latest information from a variety of resources on weather forecasts and snowfall totals.

Check the Snow Depth Map for areas with the best snow.

Check out John Dee and the John Dee Forecast Graphic and John Dee Text Forecast for his take on this week’s weather.

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Friday February 24th, 2017 - 1:18 am

Michigan Snowmobile Trail Report

Back to winter forecast for Friday and Saturday... - #miweather7:10pm ET 2/23: Periods of snow, falling moderate to heavy at times, are expected across Upper Michigan Friday through Saturday. Initially, snow will shift northward across Upper Michigan Friday morning into early afternoon. Light to moderate snow will then continue Friday afternoon before another period of moderate to possibly heavy snow Friday evening into Saturday morning. Snow will then gradually taper off to light lake effect snow through Saturday evening.

A couple of important notes:
1) The accumulations shown here are over an extended period. We are expecting multiple rounds of, not continuous, moderate to sometimes heavy snowfall.
2) Dry NE winds may limit snowfall initially on Friday. Additionally, if this storm system tracks even slightly farther south than forecast, it is possible that these dry NE winds will reduce snowfall totals even more, especially across the northwest U.P.
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Back to winter forecast for Friday and Saturday... - #miweather

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Friday February 24th, 2017 - 1:08 am

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Ice and snow in the forecast for Northern Lower Michigan and the Eastern U.P. ... - #miweatherA messy wintry mix of snow and freezing rain is expected to bring hazardous travel to portions of northern Michigan tonight through Friday night. ... See MoreSee Less

Ice and snow in the forecast for Northern Lower Michigan and the Eastern U.P. ... - #miweather

Thursday February 23rd, 2017 - 1:36 am

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The latest on the upcoming snow storm for the U.P. ... - #miweather***This information is now outdated. See the latest post for the most recent information.***

A very complex weather system will affect Upper Michigan Friday through Saturday. Confidence on how the precipitation will evolve remains below-average at this time. However, there appears to be three time frames of focus:

1) Fri. morning: Moderate wet snow U.P.-wide
2) Fri. afternoon & evening: Moderate snow west; snow and freezing rain central and east
3) Late Fri. night - Sat.: Moderate snow and blowing snow, especially north

Continue to monitor the latest forecast as snow and ice amounts may change.
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The latest on the upcoming snow storm for the U.P. ... - #miweather

Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 - 5:02 am

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Today will be our last day of unseasonable record-breaking warmth. Some rain showers will be possible later today into tonight, but we’re more concerned with a system moving through for the end of the work week. Snow, rain, and even some freezing rain will be possible across northern Michigan Thursday night through Friday night…maybe even some thunder.... - #miweatherToday will be our last day of unseasonable record-breaking warmth. Some rain showers will be possible later today into tonight, but we’re more concerned with a system moving through for the end of the work week. Snow, rain, and even some freezing rain will be possible across northern Michigan Thursday night through Friday night…maybe even some thunder. Stay tuned for later updates. ... See MoreSee Less

Today will be our last day of unseasonable record-breaking warmth. Some rain showers will be possible later today into tonight, but we’re more concerned with a system moving through for the end of the work week. Snow, rain, and even some freezing rain will be possible across northern Michigan Thursday night through Friday night…maybe even some thunder.... - #miweather

Tuesday February 21st, 2017 - 10:56 am

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Rain showers will move through this morning, but then we dry out with continued mild temperatures and melting snow through mid-week.... - #miweatherRain showers will move through this morning, but then we dry out with continued mild temperatures and melting snow through mid-week. The pattern changes towards the end of the week as colder temperatures return. A wintry mix (including some accumulating snow) will arrive with a storm system Thursday night through Saturday. ... See MoreSee Less

Rain showers will move through this morning, but then we dry out with continued mild temperatures and melting snow through mid-week.... - #miweather

Monday February 20th, 2017 - 3:38 pm

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Record highs in the 50s and 60s this week for Northern Lower Michigan... - #miweatherNear or record setting high temperatures are expected across much of northern Michigan both Tuesday and Wednesday as this unseasonably warm period continues. Rain spreads across the area tonight, ending during the day Tuesday. Another fast moving system may bring a few showers for parts of the area later Wednesday into Wednesday night. This system will usher in a somewhat cooler airmass for Thursday on into the weekend. A much stronger area of low pressure arrives to end the week into the start of the weekend, which may bring a period of wintry precipitation along with it. ... See MoreSee Less

Record highs in the 50s and 60s this week for Northern Lower Michigan... - #miweather

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How are the trails? Was suppose come up this weekend but cancelled..

Take your quad or bikes!

Sunday February 19th, 2017 - 8:05 pm

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Snow in the forecast for Thursday night through Friday... - #miweatherTHE WINTER STRIKES BACK. Are you ready for more winter weather? While the Northland is seeing spring-like weather, winter is certainly not over. In fact, it increasingly looks likely parts of the Upper Midwest will get a winter storm late this week. At this time, it looks like the best chances for substantial snow include parts of southern Minnesota into Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. Expect changes to the storm’s projected track over the coming days. It could affect the Northland. Stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less

Snow in the forecast for Thursday night through Friday... - #miweather

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Big winter storm 1-2" get your boats out will be another flop What a joke

Oh look out another inch or two before the next warm up...

Looks like the blizzard of 17 is coming to northern Wisconsin and the UP!!! Think snow!!!

Keith Dunham Jarrod M Austin Wishful thinking this shifts a little and we could get lucky.

This storm is still 1000 miles in the Pacific Ocean. Good luck

Dustin Schell...could make our trip alot better

Jeff Regan There's hope

Kurt Silton Dale Haug. Yooper bungalow?

Mitchell Maher Chris Burg let's only hope

Eric Monroe Chris Little Richard Fisher Rich Grundas Bob Dittmar Joshua Stanley Galganski

Vernon Fondren Derick Moore Jason Wrozek

Jim Wierenga

Matt Tiedt Kyle Coenen

Joel Koerth Gary Koerth

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Sunday February 19th, 2017 - 4:19 pm

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Unseasonable stretch of mild weather will continue for most of this week, with temperatures running a good 15 to 25 degrees above normal for this time of year..... - #miweatherUnseasonable stretch of mild weather will continue for most of this week, with temperatures running a good 15 to 25 degrees above normal for this time of year. A quick moving system will bring a round of rain Monday night, with an additional threat for light shower later Wednesday and Wednesday night. Cooler air returns by next weekend, along with the threat for some wintry precipitation. ... See MoreSee Less

Unseasonable stretch of mild weather will continue for most of this week, with temperatures running a good 15 to 25 degrees above normal for this time of year..... - #miweather
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