(Another) Lakeshore Flood Advisory

Bill's Blog

A Lakeshore Flood Advisory will be in effect from 1 pm Sunday to 5 am Monday. Parking lots and roads at the immediate lakeshore may experience minor flooding. There will likely be some beach erosion.

There is a Gale Warning posted for Sunday afternoon and night for wind gusts to +40 mph and waves up to 6-9 feet.

Winter Weather Advisory (in purple on the map) until Midnight

A Winter Weather Advisory has been in effect for N. Michigan this Sat. evening for a little light snow or freezing drizzle and a chance of a slick spot on the roads. Here’s the latest Gr. Rapids National Weather Service forecast discussion.

A little light precipitation is possible today…but emphasize light if you get any at all. Sunday, a little light snow, mainly PM. Some light snow on Tuesday, then rain or a mix toward the end of the week Fri. – Sat Temperatures near to above average this week.

MODIS satellite picture New Year’s Day 1 1 20

Also, check out this MODIS satellite picture from Jan. 1. You can see where the ground is bare across IL and IN. You can also see the lake-effect clouds streaming off Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Chicago looks a little darker because of the buildings and roads and N. Lower and Upper Michigan look slightly darker where there is more pine forest and fewer open fields.

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