Rare ice storm warning issued for Western NY; 'significant icing' expected

Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Gratiot, Ionia, Clinton, Shiawassee, Eaton, Ingham and Livingston Counties in the WILX viewing area where ice accumulations up to one half inch will be possible by tomorrow morning.

The nasty ice and freezing rain will end by Noon Sunday with temperatures rising quickly.

A moisture laden low pressure area over the Central Plains States will amble slowly towards the lower Great Lakes this weekend. "Several centimetres of ice pellets are likely during the day".

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Unsafe winter driving conditions are likely as untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery.

National Weather Service map shows area of ice storm warning in Western New York, with a winter weather advisory for the Southern Tier and most of New York State and a winter storm warning for the area around Watertown. Freezing rain may also become mixed with or turn into ice pellets. It will bring a combination of heavy rain, wind, sleet and freezing rain to West Michigan. Significant rain may fall late Sunday and Sunday night creating localized flooding.

On Saturday, the agency warned the storm could be could be "historic", potentially downing trees and power lines, leading to widespread power outages - somewhat reminiscent of the 2013 ice storm that blanketed the region. It may exceed that in some locales.

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Wind will come from the northeast at 30 km/h, gusting to 50.

Risky winter driving conditions are expected on untreated roads Saturday and Sunday, worsened by fallen tree limbs.

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