Weekend Weather Spotlight: 3-17-23 | weatherology°
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By: Meteorologist Phil Genskow
Updated: Mar 17th 2023

Weekend Weather Spotlight: 3-17-23

A low pressure system moves more into eastern Canada through the weekend and will continue to produce rain ahead and long a cold front that will be draped southward to the Gulf and around and south of a warm front that will extend to the east. A couple of inches of snow accumulation is possible tonight, otherwise mainly wrap around light snow showers or flurries are anticipated behind this low in the Midwest today and Saturday. Strong winds moving across Lake Superior today and Saturday, however is expected to enhance snowfall in northern WI and the western part of the UP of MI where up to 8 inches will be possible with a few spots getting a foot or more. Strong winds from the west develop on Sunday and move across Lake Erie and Ontario and is expected to enhance snowfall in parts of western NY where up to 4 inches is possible. Further south along the cold front a line of shower and storms will track through the Southeast today and tonight with a few severe storms possible from southeast LA to the panhandle of FL especially closer to the Gulf Coast. Shower and storm activity continues eastward near the cold front in northern FL and up the coasts of GA and the Carolinas on Saturday and into central and southern FL on Sunday.

Finally, the next trough begins tracking into the western part of the country over the weekend and will bring the next chance for rain and snow to the west coast possibly as early as overnight Saturday, but looks likely on Sunday.