National Weather Forecast
Snow will continue across the Great Lakes as we head through Saturday as the area of low pressure in the region will finally start to decrease in strength. Rain, snow, and ice will be a concern across parts of the Northwest.
Heavy snow will continue to impact the Great Lakes heading into the holiday weekend, with the potential of 1-4 feet of snow for some. The heaviest is expected down wind of both Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, including in the Buffalo and Watertown areas.
Forecast hourly wind gusts from Noon CST today through 6 PM CST Saturday Night.
Strong winds of at least 35 mph, with at least 50-60 mph winds, are expected heading into the holiday weekend from the Upper Midwest to the Great Lakes, causing blizzard conditions and drifting snow. These winds will help to close roads due to the whiteout conditions they will create. Winds, along with the snow, could also cause power outages. Strong winds will be on the decrease across the region as we head into Christmas.
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