Upper Peninsula Weather Forecast 1/8-9

Old Man Winter loosened its hold “slightly” on the U.P. Thursday, as southwesterly winds brought milder air to the region. Snow enters heading into the evening with a clipper, which looks to coat the area with 3-6 inches of the white stuff. Lows will drop to the low and mid single digits, with southwest winds between 15 to 20 miles per hour.

Weather Forecast:

Friday, the snow leaves, but more arctic air arrives producing more lake effect snow. And for that reason, a Lake Effect Snow Advisory has been issued for Ontonagon, Houghton, Baraga, Alger, and Northern School Craft counties from 1pm Friday until 7am Saturday. Between 6-12 inches of snow is expected between those times.

Highs will reach the lower single digits, as northwest winds increase between 15 to 25 miles per hour. Tomorrow night, a few light flurries will be leftover, except in those locations that are seeing lake effect snow off of Superior. Low temps will bottom out around 0 to -5, with northwest winds around 10 to 15 miles per hour. Saturday brings a few more rays of sunshine to the region, as temps fight to get closer to normal.