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Cold temps & snow to continue

Submitted by on November 12, 2019 – 12:44 amNo Comment

Well below average temperatures and light snow are in the forecast for northeast Michigan for the rest of the week.

In fact, some of the coldest weather of the season will move into the region today. An arctic blast will usher in wind chill readings near zero in most locations. Some places could experience subzero wind chills.

And, even through temperatures are expected to warm into the 30’s by Thursday, they will remain well below average. The normal daytime high temperature for the Alpena area is currently 45 degrees.

And then there’s the snow. The official total from Monday’s storm in the Alpena area was 2.4 inches, although locally higher amounts were possible. The area has received an even 4 inches of the white stuff so far this month. During a typical November it receives 7.7 inches.

Light snow remains in the forecast today and Wednesday with a break on Thursday before a chance for more light snow moves in for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Last November was the 5th coldest on record for the Alpena area. And, the area received 9.9 inches of snow during the month.