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Posted on Tue, Feb 19, 2013 : 8:10 a.m.

Wind advisory issued: Snow and falling temperatures in Ann Arbor forecast

By Cindy Heflin

A cold front will bring windy conditions, falling temperatures and snow to the Ann Arbor area Tuesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory in effect until 7 p.m. A strong west wind will gust to 45 mph throughout the day. The winds could make driving difficult, the weather service said, especially for high-profile vehicles, such as vans and SUVs, on north-south roads.

Snow showers are likely, mainly after noon, the weather service said, but accumulation will amount to no more than an inch.

The temperature stood at 34 degrees at 7:30 a.m., and it will grow colder as the day wears on, forecasters said, with the mercury dropping to about 23 by 4 p.m.

Temperatures will continue to fall Tuesday night with a low of 13 expected. Wind-chill values will be as low as 3 below zero, the weather service said. Snow showers are also possible.

Wednesday will bring a mostly cloudy day with a chance of scattered flurries after 7 a.m. The high temperature will be around 25 with wind-chill values as low as 4 below zero. It will be blustery with winds gusting to 28 mph.

For updated forecasts and conditions anytime, check AnnArbor.com's weather page.

Comments

rutrow

Wed, Feb 20, 2013 : 11:38 a.m.

Winter! Yuucchhhh! Two things I hate: winter and summer. Yay for equinoxes. Boo for solstices. Closer to 62 degrees the better.

John Counts

Tue, Feb 19, 2013 : 9:09 p.m.

When I was driving into Ann Arbor around 11 a.m., there were near white-out conditions on the freeway. Be careful out there!

catfishrisin

Tue, Feb 19, 2013 : 2:49 p.m.

It must be winter

WalkingJoe

Tue, Feb 19, 2013 : 3:10 p.m.

@catfishrisin, can't be, haven't you heard of "Climate Change".