Wind advisory issued for Wednesday; Winter storm watch for Thursday

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By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub

Posted Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022

It’s going to get messy around here as we head into the second half of the week.

Forecasters say Wednesday will be windy and warm, followed by a quick drop in temperatures by Thursday and a potential winter storm that will bring rain, ice, and snow.

A wind advisory has been issued through 8 p.m. Wednesday. Gusts of up to 45 mph are possible Wednesday as temperatures reach near 50 degrees.

A winter storm warm is in effect for Thursday.

Heavy mixed precipitation is possible Thursday. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible.

Rain changes over to a wintry mix including the potential for freezing rain Thursday morning before transitioning to all snow Thursday afternoon-evening.

Potential snow and sleet accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible particularly for areas along and south of I-69 down to I-94. There is the potential for up to a tenth of an inch of ice accumulation particularly for areas south of M-59.

A flood watch is also in effect through Thursday afternoon due to melting snow.

It’s going to be an interesting few days of weather.


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