Ice, Sleet, Freezing Rain For Our Wednesday – Mid Michigan

started by CathieU, February 6, 2019
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    This is really a yucky morning and I’m so glad that I don’t have to go out in it.  My deck had about a half inch of sleet  topped with freezing rain this morning and there was 0.59 ” in my rain gauge after I thawed it out.  A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 1 pm and the freezing drizzle seems to have ended at this time.  The ground is white but it is sleet, not snow.

    Our 10:45 AM temperature is 31.6°F (0°C), the humidity is 99% and we have drizzle and haze at this tiem.  The pressure is 29.90 in and steady.  Skies are overcast and winds are from the north at 3 mph.  Visibility is 4 miles.  Yesterday’s high was 42°F (5°C) and the overnight low was 28°F (-2°C).  Averages for this date are 28°F / 15°F.  Sunrise was at 7:46 AM and sunset will be at 5:55 PM.

    OWOSSO / DURAND FORECAST:

    Today
    Freezing rain likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of rain between 2pm and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
    Tonight
    A chance of freezing rain after 5am. Cloudy, with a low around 30. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
    Thursday
    A chance of rain or freezing rain before 7am, then rain. High near 46. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Little or no ice accumulation expected.
    Thursday Night
    Rain, mainly before 8pm. Low around 21. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 16 mph becoming west southwest 17 to 22 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
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    Cathie, this type of weather is when being retired comes into focus as one huge blessing. I’ve been more or less hibernating for the past few weeks – and SO grateful to be able to do so. Stay safe. Spring will get here – eventually.

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