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Friday, December 28, 2007

Heavy snow expected in mid-Michigan today

The National Weather Service has posted a heavy snow warning for Clare, Isabella and Montcalm counties, and a snow advisory for Gratiot County, until 11 p.m..
Snow accumulation of 5 to 7 inches by midnight is expected north of a Holland-to-Mt. Pleasant line, which includes the counties in the warning area.
About 3 to 5 inches of snow is expected south of that line, in the advisory area that includes Gratiot County
Forecasters say the snow will continue through the evening hours, varying in intensity.
At times the snow will be heavy, with visibilities falling to as low as a quarter-mile in falling snow.
Snowfall totals in the warning area are expected to be in the 5- to 7-inch range by midnight.
The low pressure system causing the snowfall was centered near Chicago late Friday. The low is expected to continue northeast through central Michigan and out over Lake Huron overnight.
Heavy snow will continue as the low moves through.


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