Alpena, MichiganLocal Weather Alerts
There are currently no active weather alerts.

Gray skies Wednesday, rain moves in late

A storm system originating from the southern Plains will continue to spread snow progressing from southwest to northeast. A rain/snow mix will be possible near the lakeshore overnight. Dry breaks are likely Wednesday morning to midday, but cloudy skies are expected to linger.

The National Weather Service has extended Winter Weather Advisories to include Alpena, Alcona and Iosco counties due to some slushy snow amounts making roadways slick. Snowfall amounts will be greatest in Oscoda and Ogemaw counties, 3-4 inches. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect until 6 a.m. Wednesday for most of Northeast Michigan. There is no advisory in effect for Presque Isle County where snowfall amounts will be lower.

Snow for most areas, a rain/snow mix near the lakeshore will continue tonight. Then chances of rain/snow will decrease Wednesday morning. Some patchy drizzle will be possible with overcast skies. A secondary push of moisture will bring a more likely chance of rain late Wednesday.

Wednesday: Cloudy with a chance of patchy drizzle, then a round of rain late-day into the evening. Early-morning temperatures will be in the lower to middle 30s. Afternoon highs will climb to 44 degrees. Evening temperatures will be near 40 degrees.

Thursday: Thanksgiving Day is looking completely dry, mostly cloudy and a little warmer. Early-morning temperatures will be rather mild, in the upper 30s. Late-morning temperatures will rise to the lower/middle 40s. Afternoon highs will be near 48 degrees. Evening temperatures will dip to the lower 40s.

Friday: Mostly cloudy. Temperatures will cool to the middle 30s predawn. Temperatures will be near 40 degrees or in the lower 40s during the late-morning. Afternoon highs will be near 45 degrees. Evening temperatures will be in the upper/middle 30s.

For the rest of Northeast Michigan’s weather forecast, watch the latest weather video by clicking the weather tab at the top of the page.