• WINTER STORM WATCH: Forecast Calls For 6″-10″

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    Winter Storm Watch for Wayne, MI

     
    from 10 am EST, Tue., Feb. 9, 2010 until 10 am EST, Wed., Feb. 10, 2010

    Issued by The National Weather Service
    Detroit, MI
    5:28 am EST, Mon., Feb. 8, 2010

     

    … WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING…

     

    CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FORECAST DETAILS FROM WEATHER.COM

     
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

    * SNOW WILL SPREAD NORTH ACROSS SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON TUESDAY AND BECOME HEAVY TUESDAY NIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS WILL TAPER OFF AND BECOME SCATTERED BY MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY.

    * TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

    * WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS TO 30 MPH CONTRIBUTING TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

    * ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL MAY LEAD TO POOR ROAD CONDITIONS DURING THE EVENING COMMUTE ON TUESDAY WITH TRAVEL BECOMING DANGEROUS ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

    A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.
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    … HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING…

    .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP OVER NORTHWEST OHIO BRINGING WIDESPREAD SNOW TO SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL SPREAD NORTH ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW REACHING THE THUMB REGION BY LATE AFTERNOON. LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW ON TUESDAY WILL BECOME HEAVY TUESDAY NIGHT AS THE STORM SYSTEM UNDERGOES RAPID STRENGTHENING. THE BULK OF THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL TUESDAY NIGHT WITH TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM 6 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS MOST OF SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN. LAKE ENHANCEMENT IS EXPECTED DOWNWIND OF LAKE HURON WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW CONTINUING INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE THUMB. ELSEWHERE SNOW SHOWERS WILL BECOME SCATTERED ON TUESDAY ALTHOUGH BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW IS EXPECTED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

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