Wayne Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 11:32 AM EST on February 01, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 7 am EST Monday...

Hazardous weather...

* widespread light to moderate snow will become increasingly heavy during the afternoon.

* Northeast wind increasing to gusts around 30 mph will add substantial blowing and drifting.

* The peak in snowfall intensity will occur during the late afternoon through the evening...with snowfall reaching an inch per hour rate.

* Snow will taper off early Monday morning.

* Total accumulation of 10 to 14 inches.

* Wind chill falling to about 10 below zero tonight.

Impacts...

* snow covered roads and reduced visibility will result in dangerous conditions for travel and outdoor activity.

* Travel is discouraged during the late afternoon and evening peak of the event.

* Increasing difficulty for Road crews to keep pace with high snowfall rates...blowing and drifting.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* a Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring. This will make travel and outdoor activity dangerous.

* Prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/rr8

Special Statement
Statement as of 11:51 AM EST on February 01, 2015

...Winter Storm Warning in effect through 7 am Monday...

Weather...

* moderate snowfall will continue over the region during the early afternoon...with pockets of heavier snow. Snowfall intensity will increase during the late afternoon and evening.

* Snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches are expected between noon and 3 PM.

* Northeast winds around 15 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

* Air temperatures in the low to mid 20s will fall into the upper teens.

Impacts...

* snow will reduce visibility to below one mile and cause roads to be slippery

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

* prepare...plan...and stay informed. Visit http://go.USA.Gov/rr8

Local Storm Report

02/01/2015 0120 PM

1 miles NW of Wayne, Wayne County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by cocorahs.

10 hour total

02/01/2015 0100 PM

Romulus, Wayne County.

Snow m4.3 inch, reported by official NWS obs.

11 hour total at Detroit Metro Airport. 3 inches in the last 6 hours.

02/01/2015 0110 PM

Wyandotte, Wayne County.

Snow m4.1 inch, reported by co-op observer.

11 hour total

02/01/2015 1200 PM

Garden City, Wayne County.

Snow m2.4 inch, reported by trained spotter.

10 hour snowfall total. Updated from earlier report.

02/01/2015 0955 am

Brownstown townshi, Wayne County.

Snow e2.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.

8 hour total. 4 inch snow depth.

02/01/2015 0800 am

Wyandotte, Wayne County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by co-op observer.

6 hour total

02/01/2015 0900 am

Garden City, Wayne County.

Snow m1.4 inch, reported by trained spotter.

7 hour total

02/01/2015 0700 am

1 miles NW of Canton, Wayne County.

Snow m1.1 inch, reported by cocorahs.

5 hour total

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:54 PM EST on February 1, 2015

Snow reports

Location snowfall duration (inches) (hours) lat Lon

...Livingston County... Howell M 3.0 12 42.61n 83.94w

...Macomb County... Shelby Township M 2.5 10 42.67n 83.03w

...Monroe County... Carleton M 4.2 13 42.06n 83.39w

...Oakland County... South Lyon M 2.7 4 42.46n 83.65w

...Washtenaw County... Milan M 4.3 12 42.09n 83.68w

...Wayne County... 1 NW Wayne M 3.5 10 42.29n 83.40w

M = measured E = estimated