NWS: Precipitation changing to all snow



Tonight’s weather story from the National Weather Service:

Mixed precipitation changing to all snow
Accumulations possible tonight in some areas

Through this evening

  • Rain/snow showers will change to all snow showers by sunset.
  • Accumulating snowfall may occur, especially NE of a Three Rivers to Defiance line with 1 to 3 inches of snow possible
  • Slick spots on roads possible


  • Snow showers should become confined to lake effect areas.
  • Light accumulations possible, mainly across Berrien County
  • Lows: 23 degrees F to 26 degrees F

(April 8, 2016) – Scattered rain and snow showers will continue through sunset, eventually changing to all snow. A band of snow is expected to setup somewhere across southern Lower Michigan, northeastern Indiana and northwestern Ohio this evening with a quick burst of light to moderate snowfall occurring. The map shows the potential total accumulation through 2 am EDT for the area with amounts likely to vary over small distances.

Overnight, the main snow bands will shift off to the east with a northwest flow off Lake Michigan causing lake effect snow showers for the remainder of the night into early Saturday. Light accumulations are possible downwind of the lake. Temperatures will fall into the 23 to 26 degree range, which could cause some damage to budding trees.


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