Icy travel and strong wind on tap for several West Michigan counties

Across the Front Range, expect sunshine early Friday before turning mostly cloudy during the afternoon with a chance of snow at night.

680 NEWS meteorologist Jill Taylor said the temperature will be near 0 C by Saturday night when the active weather rolls in.

The storm's heaviest snow is expected in western Minnesota where 8-12 inches is forecast along with a mix of sleet and freezing rain in some areas, including the Twin Cities.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

Tomorrow, Sunday, will be a cold and raw day with widespread and frequent showers accompanied by fresh to strong and gusty westerly winds reaching gale force along Atlantic coasts.

The National Weather Service says later Saturday, a wintry mix will quickly change to heavy snow, bringing hard travel conditions to the area. Across remaining parts of England and Wales, there'll a line of showers crossing from West to East this morning, followed by sunny spells and fewer showers these mainly in the West.

The GTA is set to see some wet and windy weather today.

Our next system cranks up Saturday afternoon and evening while bringing the threat for strong storms, high winds, and heavy rainfall. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.

Wintry weather will continue on Sunday, with snow mainly over high ground, and blustery showers that will continue into the week ahead as spring nears. The freezing rain should change to rain this morning as temperatures rise above the freezing mark.

According to the agency, parts of the region closer to the lake are at the lowest risk of freezing rain.