Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Heavy lake effect snow showers are expanding across the U.P. today and will continue into tomorrow.
The National Weather Service says the lake effect snow will fall over mainly the northern half of Upper Michigan along the Lake Superior shoreline.
Northwest winds will also be gusting up to 35 to 40 mph along the coast and cause blowing snow.
Snow showers will be moderate to heavy at times tonight, especially over higher terrain areas near Lake Superior east of Marquette.
A Lake Effect Snow Warning is in effect until 1:00 p.m. tomorrow for Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties.
A Lake Effect Snow Advisory runs from 4:00 p.m. this afternoon to 7:00 a.m. Tuesday for Marquette and Baraga counties.
A Lake Effect Snow Warning goes into effect at 4:00 p.m. today through 7:00 p.m. tomorrow for Alger and northern Schoolcraft counties.
Higher elevations in the warning areas could see 12 to 18 inches of snow by tomorrow evening.