Snowmobile Trail Conditions 2/9
Latest report from groomer driver Keith is that the freezing rain we had didn’t wash us out, and they are still grooming. However, he’s reporting poor to fair conditions. We did get another two inches of snow last night, but it was powder.
TV 9 & 10 Weather forecast:
This Morning/Today: This morning we have some lake effect snow for areas North of M-28 in the U.P. and for areas West of I-75 & US-127 in the Lower Peninsula. Some may have slick roads and some reduced visibilities at times so you may want to give yourself a little bit of extra time. Temperatures this morning are ranging from 2 to 18 degrees but with winds out of the West/Northwest at 8-18mph it feels more like -9 to 15 degrees. Today is looking cloudy with some bursts of heavier snow North of M-28 in the U.P. and for areas of the Lower Peninsula. Highs will be in the mid teens to low 20s with winds out of the Northwest/West at 10-20mph. The winds will make it feel more like 0 to 10 degrees at times. Areas of the Lower Peninsula could see a trace to 2″ with isolated 3″ marks today while areas along M-28 and North could see 1-3″ with isolated higher amounts near Lake Superior.
Tonight: Snow will come to an end for most around midnight and skies are going to be partly cloudy by tomorrow morning. Overnight lows will drop into the 2 to 14 degree range with winds out of the West/Southwest at 5-10mph.
Friday & The Weekend: Friday is looking partly to mostly cloudy to start but some light snow will move in for the afternoon and evening. Highs are going to range from mid 20s to mid 30s. Saturday is looking partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the mid 30s to mid 40s. Sunday is going to be warm as well but some light snow and mix will be possible throughout the day. Highs will range from the low 30s to low 40s.
Next Week: Monday is looking mostly to partly sunny as drier air moves in with a high pressure system. Highs will be in the low 30s to low 40s. Tuesday is looking cloudy with some light snow. Highs are going to range from 28 to 35 degrees. Wednesday is looking cloudy with a chance for some light snow with highs in the mid 20s to low 30s.
-Meteorologist Michael Stevens