Sanilac Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory
Issued: 10:56 AM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
Monday...
... Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 PM this evening
to noon EST Monday...

* what... lake effect snow and low wind chills. Periods of lake
effect snow will lead to snow accumulations of anywhere from one
to 7 inches. The highest accumulations are forecast to be along
the Lake Huron shoreline from Port Austin to Forestville. North
wind gusting between 20 and 30 mph will cause blowing snow
today. As the wind weakens and temperatures fall tonight, wind
chills are forecast to fall to -15 to -25 degrees.

* Where... Huron and Sanilac counties.

* When... for the Winter Weather Advisory, until 7 am EST Monday.
For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to noon
EST Monday.

* Additional details... plan on snow covered roads and poor
visibilities. These wind chills can cause frostbite on exposed
skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause travel difficulties. Expect snow-covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving.

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and wind will lead to
cold wind chill values. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if
precautions are not taken.






Special Statement
Issued: 12:09 PM EST Jan. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through tonight for lake
effect snow showers...

Weather...

* bands of lake effect snow showers will continue to track
   through the region this afternoon. Intervals of moderate to
   briefly intense snowfall will be possible during this time.

* The heaviest snowfall through 3 PM will occur across portions
   of Northern Huron County, particularly between Bay Port and
   Port Austin. These locations could witness snowfall rates near
   one inch per hour at times.

* Widely varying amounts of accumulation can be expected. The
   highest amounts will focus over Northern Huron County, where
   localized amounts between one and two will be possible through
   3 PM.

* Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Air temperatures will range between 6 and 10 degrees this
   afternoon.

Impacts...

* accumulating snow will lead to slippery roads particularly on
   bridges, exit ramps and overpasses.

* The combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   rapid reductions of visibility to less than one mile.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* the combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   slippery conditions and variable traffic rates throughout the
   County. Motorists are urged to use caution and account for the
   variable driving conditions by allowing extra time.

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/c7kkp



1209 PM EST sun Jan 20 2019

... A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through tonight for lake
effect snow showers...

Weather...

* bands of lake effect snow showers will continue to track
   through the region this afternoon. Intervals of moderate to
   briefly intense snowfall will be possible during this time.

* The heaviest snowfall through 3 PM will occur across portions
   of Northern Huron County, particularly between Bay Port and
   Port Austin. These locations could witness snowfall rates near
   one inch per hour at times.

* Widely varying amounts of accumulation can be expected. The
   highest amounts will focus over Northern Huron County, where
   localized amounts between one and two will be possible through
   3 PM.

* Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Air temperatures will range between 6 and 10 degrees this
   afternoon.

Impacts...

* accumulating snow will lead to slippery roads particularly on
   bridges, exit ramps and overpasses.

* The combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   rapid reductions of visibility to less than one mile.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* the combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   slippery conditions and variable traffic rates throughout the
   County. Motorists are urged to use caution and account for the
   variable driving conditions by allowing extra time.

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/c7kkp



1206 PM EST sun Jan 20 2019

... A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through tonight for lake
effect snow showers...

Weather...

* bands of lake effect snow showers will continue to track
   through the region this afternoon. Intervals of moderate to
   briefly intense snowfall will be possible during this time.

* The heaviest snowfall through 3 PM will occur across portions
   of Northern Huron County, particularly between Bay Port and
   Port Austin. These locations could witness snowfall rates near
   one inch per hour at times.

* Widely varying amounts of accumulation can be expected. The
   highest amounts will focus over Northern Huron County, where
   localized amounts between one and two will be possible through
   3 PM.

* Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Air temperatures will range between 6 and 10 degrees this
   morning.

Impacts...

* accumulating snow will lead to slippery roads particularly on
   bridges, exit ramps and overpasses.

* The combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   rapid reductions of visibility to less than one mile.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* the combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   slippery conditions and variable traffic rates throughout the
   County. Motorists are urged to use caution and account for the
   variable driving conditions by allowing extra time.

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/c7kkp



1206 PM EST sun Jan 20 2019

... A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through tonight for lake
effect snow showers...

Weather...

* bands of lake effect snow showers will continue to track
   through the region this afternoon. Intervals of moderate to
   briefly intense snowfall will be possible during this time.

* The heaviest snowfall through 3 PM will occur across portions
   of Northern Huron County, particularly between Bay Port and
   Port Austin. These locations could witness snowfall rates near
   one inch per hour at times.

* Widely varying amounts of accumulation can be expected. The
   highest amounts will focus over Northern Huron County, where
   localized amounts between one and two will be possible through
   3 PM.

* Northerly winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* Air temperatures will range between 6 and 10 degrees this
   morning.

Impacts...

* accumulating snow will lead to slippery roads particularly on
   bridges, exit ramps and overpasses.

* The combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   rapid reductions of visibility to less than one mile.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* the combination of falling and blowing snow will result in
   slippery conditions and variable traffic rates throughout the
   County. Motorists are urged to use caution and account for the
   variable driving conditions by allowing extra time.

* Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/c7kkp