Marquette Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 2:06 PM EST Dec. 11, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 7 PM this evening
to 7 PM EST Tuesday...

* what... heavy lake effect snow expected. Plan on difficult travel
conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
Total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches, except 12 to 19
inches from near Marquette and Harvey to near McFarland,
Carlshend and Skandia, are expected. Locations to the south and
west of Champion to Ishpeming and Gwinn will see snow totals of
1 to 3 inches.

* Where... Marquette County. Impacting portions of US-41, M-28,
M-35 and M-94, especially south and east of Marquette.

* When... from 7 PM this evening to 7 PM EST Tuesday.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 40 mph near Lake
Superior and 30 mph inland will cause areas of blowing and
drifting snow. This will lead to white-out conditions at times,
especially along M-28 between Marquette and Munising.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy lake effect snow means
significant amounts of lake effect snow are forecast that will
make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel,
keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case
of an emergency.