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Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 21:10 EST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST

Hazardous weather...

* periods of light snow this evening will become steadier and
   heavier overnight.

* The heaviest snowfall rates over 1 inch per hour will occur
   between midnight and 6 am Saturday.

* Winds gusting as high as 35 mph will cause areas of blowing
   and drifting snow, especially near Lake Superior.

* Expect an additional 3 to 8 inches of snow tonight. The
   heaviest snow is most likely over the higher terrain from
   Herman to Ishpeming and Negaunee. The least snow will fall
   well inland from Witch Lake to Arnold.


* travel will be difficult at times, especially overnight as
   areas of snow and blowing snow increase.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow,
   sleet, and ice are expected. Strong winds are also possible.
   This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.

* Prepare, plan, and stay informed. Visit www.Weather.Gov/MQT