Winter storm sets sights on Michigan Monday night into Tuesday

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)— So far, in terms of snow, we’ve had a pretty mild winter season, but that’s not the case heading into Monday night and Tuesday Morning.

A Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect this evening at 7pm through 4pm Tuesday. The advisory has been issued as slippery conditions are expected to impact travel. The Tuesday morning commute is expected to be the most impacted drive during the storm.

Snow fall is not expected to begin in Mid-Michigan until after 9 P.M.. Once it starts, it will continue to fall throughout the night, and on and off Tuesday throughout the day. The system won’t completely move out until Tuesday night.

As of now, the Stormtracker 6 team is predicting roughly 3 to 5-inches throughout the area. Chief Meteorologist David Young says “while there could be some isolated 6-inch amounts, the system will be weakening as it moves in” he Doesn’t “think thing should get out of hand.”

Stay ahead of the storms and stay informed of the changing weather conditions in mid-Michigan on your smartphones and tablets. The StormTracker 6 Weather app is available for Apple and Android devices.

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