The latest on morning snowstorm impacting the commute

05 April, 2018, 00:54 | Author: Franklin Nunez
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The round today will occur over central Minnesota into northwest Wisconsin.

While the National Weather Service's winter weather advisory predicted a troublesome morning commute, it also said rising temperatures through the day would mean melting off of any accumulation in what would be a snowy/sleet/rain mix.

The big April snowstorm came and went, and there's a good chance most of the snow on the ground now will be gone by the end of the day. Light accumulations are possible by Wednesday morning for all of West Michigan.

This winter saw record-breaking snowfall in Castlegar, according to Fire Weather Forecaster Jesse Ellis.

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Monday night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. The Omaha area will have another shot for accumulating snow Friday. Although temperatures this afternoon are going to reach into the 60s briefly, the overall pattern continues to be colder than normal.

TEMPERATURES UP AND DOWN: Temperatures rise through Wednesday, with low-50s for Tuesday and upper-50s for Wednesday.

For those of us following the long range forecast it looked as though the start of April would turn cold and perhaps even snowy.

Otherwise, it will be cold, cloudy and breezy, with a high near 40 and a low around 25. Chance for precipitation is 20 percent.

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Monday - A chance of rain. Many roads are snow covered or snow and ice covered with reduced visibilities due to blowing and drifting snow.

Snow showers will be present in MI through Wednesday. More snow is potentially on the horizon for Monday as well. Expect widespread gusts 40 to 50 miles per hour, with gusts to 60 miles per hour through the interior.

WEDNESDAY: Early morning fog, with scattered showers.

Central, Clarenville and the Bonavista Peninsula should receive between 10-15cms with the potential for 15-20cms expected on the West Coast and Northern Peninsula. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. East winds 5 to 10 miles per hour.

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