Bright object in sky, but it will soon go away with lots more snow expected

January 23, 2014

superior electric 250We have reports of a bright object in the sky today. Some call it a sun. MCP is investigating this. Weather experts have assured us that we do not have to fear because it will soon go away!

Just to make sure, they have issued a winter storm watch beginning 7 a.m. Friday through Saturday morning. In addition, a wind chill advisory will go into effect from 10 p.m. tonight until 1 p.m. Friday. Wind chills are expected to drop to -10 to -20 degrees overnight and early Friday morning. Strong southwest winds will develop during the day on Friday with wind gusts to 45 mph expected. The wind will cause blowing and drifting snow with snow on the ground and also with falling snow expected to develop Friday morning.

Snow will develop during the day on Friday and continue through Friday night with more than 6 inches possible.

Today’s weather forecast: Mostly cloudy throughout the afternoon with a 60% chance of snow showers expected today with a high of 12. Wind, north-northeast at 11 mph.

Sunset: 5:44 p.m.

Tonight: Flurries developing around 4 p.m. Windy with a 30% chance of snow.

Tomorrow: Windy with periods of snow and snow showers. Wind chills approaching -10 F with a high temperature of 25. Winds south-southwest at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of snow, 70%.

The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com.

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