National Weather Service Issues Urgent Winter Weather Advisory for Marshall County

The National Weather Service has issued an urgent winter weather advisory for Marshall County, including the cities of Plymouth, Bremen and Culver. The advisory will be in effect on Thursday, January 4 from 1 a.m. until 7 p.m. ET.

Lake effect snow will be impacting the area so residents should prepare for reduced visibility at times and difficult travel conditions during morning and evening commutes. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 7 inches, with localized amounts of up to 10 inches are expected.

Additionally, be aware that cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero can cause frostbite to exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes.

Citizens should use caution when traveling and wear adequate winter apparel to protect themselves from these conditions.