The National Weather Service released an urgent winter weather advisory for cities near Grand Rapids and placed the area near Saginaw under a winter storm watch on Saturday.
According to the NWS, several inches of snow — up to 6 inches in some areas — are expected to make an impact late Sunday going into early Monday.
Winter weather advisory
According to an NWS Winter Weather Message, cities near Grand Rapids will be put under a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m Sunday to 10 a.m. Monday.
Per the NWS, cities in central, south central, southwest and west central Michigan are expected to get 3 to 5 inches of snow, with more than 6 inches possible, plus wind gusts as high as 35 mph.
The NWS warned drivers in those areas to expect snow-covered roads and limited visibility.
“Expect significant impacts for Monday morning commute including slippery roads and lowered visibilities. Snow removal difficult due to wet and slushy nature of snow,” the advisory said.