Weekend weather around Traverse Metropolis, Northern Lower Michigan: Here’s timing of rain and snow
Northern Lower Michigan will have a round of rainfall this weekend. It won’t be difficult, but it will look a bit wintery in places.
The rain showers begin in Traverse City in the second half of Saturday afternoon and then sweep across northern Lower Michigan through Saturday evening. On Sunday mornings, colder air means that the snow can occasionally mix with the snow. In fact if you are going to be in the UP some snow might build up.
This is not a heavy precipitation event this weekend. There are just a few occasional showers, mostly on Saturday nights. Here is the radar forecast for this weekend.
Below is the snowfall forecast. Just expect spotty areas in Northern Lower to have about an inch of snow. The UP could be up to three inches.
Saturday and Sunday have two different temperature patterns in northern Lower Michigan. Saturday won’t be too cold, with temperatures close to 50 degrees.
Sunday will be pretty cold, the wind is blowing from the cold Lake Michigan and from the even colder Lake Superior. It should feel like it’s been around Traverse City all of Sunday’s 30’s.
You can hop off and have fun in the Grand Traverse area and northern Michigan this weekend, with most of Saturday and the second half of Sunday being dry. Bring a coat with you if you are anywhere in northern Michigan this weekend, especially Sunday.