Heavy snow and hazardous travel for portions of the Great Lakes, Northeast, and New England

Heavy snow, bitterly cold temperatures, and treacherous travel will be likely from the Great Lakes to the Northeast, and into New England over the next couple of days. Heavy Lake Effect snow of one to two feet will impact areas downwind of Lake Eerie and Ontario. Widespread snowfall of 6 to 12 inches will also impact much of northern New England.
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Last Update: 316 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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Detroit/Pontiac, MI Local Forecast Office

6NM SE Lexington MI

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...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...HEAVY FREEZING SPRAY WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
Tonight
Northwest winds to 30 knots diminishing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Gusts to 35 knot gales. Partly cloudy. A chance of light snow showers early in the evening. Freezing spray until early morning. Waves 5 to 7 feet. Waves occasionally around 10 feet.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the morning...then becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon backing to the east late in the afternoon. Partly cloudy early in the morning. A chance of light snow late in the morning. Snow in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Wednesday Night
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to 20 knots. Snow early in the evening...then light snow showers in the late evening and overnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet after midnight. Waves occasionally around 7 feet.
Thursday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Partly cloudy. Light snow showers likely early in the morning. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet late in the afternoon. Waves occasionally around 7 feet. see lake huron open lake forecast for days 3 through 5.
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Last Update: 316 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017
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