The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for all of southeast Michigan, with predictions of as much as half a foot of snow by Friday morning.
According to the alert, a low pressure system is expected to move into the area Thursday evening, bringing with it a mix of rain and snow that will change over to all snow Thursday night.
Expect snow-covered, slippery roads and a messy commute Friday morning. Stay tuned to Shelby-Utica Patch for updates, and learn how the weather affects your travel by clicking "Traffic & Gas" in the blue menu bar on this page.
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