January 11, 2020 Albion, MI (AMN) – Heavy rain, gusty winds to 40 mph, and accumulating ice, sleet, and snow are all expected through early Sunday morning. Impacts will include flooding near and south of I-96, hazardous wintry travel, and some power outages.
Weather Forecast for Saturday and Sunday
January 11-12, 2020
Showers. Steady temperature around 34. Breezy, with a northeast wind 18 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Snow showers, freezing rain, and sleet, becoming all snow after 2am. Low around 19. Blustery, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of around a 0.3 of an inch possible. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the evening.
Winter Storm Warning Update
AM EST Sat Jan 11 2020
WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SUNDAY…
- WHAT…Heavy mixed precipitation expected. Total snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of one tenth to three tenths of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
- WHERE…Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Van Buren and Jackson counties.
- WHEN…Until 7 AM EST Sunday.
- IMPACTS…Power outages and tree damage are possible due to the ice. Travel will be difficult to potentially impossible due to
icing on roadways.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.