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U.S. Weather Update 5.2.23

Posted by Jarrett on May 2, 2023 8:55:52 AM

Slow-moving storm systems will continue rounds of low elevation rain showers and higher elevation rain/snow over the Ohio Valley, Northeast, and Western U.S. through midweek. Heavy wet snow will continue to pile up over the Upper Peninsula of Michigan into Tuesday. Dry, gusty winds will promote critical fire weather over parts of the Upper Midwest Tuesday. Impacted Lanes: I-29, I-85, I-75, I-20, I-77, I-95, I-26, I-385, I-40, I-59, I-65, I-22, I-69, I-15, I-84, I-80

Flood Warning remains in effect until 3 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Flooding caused by snowmelt is occurring.
  • Impacts: Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, roadways, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. 

Flood Advisory remains in effect until 3 PM MDT this afternoon

  • Ponding of water in low-lying areas and small stream flooding caused by snowmelt continues.
  • Impacts: Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Streams and creeks running high. Water over a few roadways.

Dense Fog Advisory remains in effect until 9 AM CDT this morning

  • Visibility below one quarter mile in dense fog.
  • Impacts: Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility.

Wind Advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening

  • West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph expected.
  • Impacts: Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may result. Travel could be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. 

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 2 PM EDT this afternoon

  • Heavy wet snow. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 6 inches. Snow accumulations will be lowest along Lake Superior and greatest in the high terrain southeast of L'Anse and west of Marquette. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
  • Impacts: Travel will be very be very difficult in some areas, especially in western Alger, Marquette and Baraga counties. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. With the snow still collecting on trees and powerlines, gusty winds could continue to break tree branches, leading to power outages. The snow will also be difficult to move.

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 1 PM CDT this afternoon

  • Snow. Additional snow accumulations up to one inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.
  • Impacts: Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute. The combination of strong winds and heavy snow could lead to a few downed tree limbs and isolated power outages.

Additional Flood Warnings include but are not limited to: Nevada, North Dakota and South Dakota

Additional Flood Advisories include but are not limited to: Oregon, Maine and New Hampshire

Additional Wind Advisories include but are not limited to: Nevada, California, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee

Additional Winter Storm Warnings include but are not limited to:West Virginia 

Additional Winter Weather Advisories include but are not limited to: California and West Virginia 

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