COLDWATER, Mich. (AP) — Roads are slippery as a winter storm pushes across southern Michigan.
The National Weather Service says as of early Wednesday 1 to 2 inches of fresh snow is on the ground in the Detroit and Grand Rapids areas. Snow from the storm is expected to end by early afternoon.
Totals of 5 to 8 inches area expected in three counties along the Indiana and Ohio state lines. The weather service issued a winter storm warning for St. Joseph, Branch and Hillsdale counties through Wednesday afternoon including Coldwater, Hillsdale and Three Rivers.
Monroe and Lenawee counties could get 4 to 6 inches. Lesser amounts are expected in areas farther north.
The weather service says unseasonably cold weather will follow, with lows dipping below zero in many areas Thursday night and Friday.