Fenton could get half a foot of snowfall as a storm moves through the area beginning Tuesday, with more white stuff in the forecast Wednesday and Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for southeast Michigan beginning Tuesday afternoon, warning that 6 or more inches of wet, heavy snow could fall, creating hazardous conditions on area roadways and potentially overburdening power lines and causing outages.
Snow is in the forecast through Thursday, according to the NWS:
- Tuesday: A high of 34 degrees, with wind gusts up to 28 miles per hour, is predicted. Snow, mainly after noon, is expected, with up to 8 inches of accumulation.
- Wednesday: A high of 34 degrees is forecast, with new snow accumulation of up to 2 inches.
- Thursday: There is a chance of snow showers with a high of 35 degrees expected.
The area will get a break from the snow Friday when the high will be 30 degrees under mostly cloudy skies, according to the forecasting agency.