Trick-or-treaters in parts of Michigan may encounter a little more than flurries this Halloween.

Some forecasters say the ingredients appear to be in place to give some parts of the Lower Peninsula their first accumulating snows of the season - albeit minor.

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What AccuWeather Says About Halloween 2023 in Michigan

Forecasters at AccuWeather project that up to 2" of snow may fall in parts of Mid-Michigan in the late afternoon to early evening hours of Halloween - particularly around the Lansing area and towns to its south and west.

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What the National Weather Service Says About Halloween 2023 in Michigan

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service expect snowflakes to fly throughout much of Lower Michigan, but express doubt that any area will amount to much - maybe up to a half-inch in some places.

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Here's the latest town-by-town breakdown comparing forecasts from AccuWeather and the National Weather Service.

updated at 11:00am on 10/31/23

TOWN BY TOWN SNOWFALL PROJECTIONS FOR OCTOBER 31, 2023  
CITY  ACCUWEATHER  NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
Bath  Trace < .5” 
Charlotte  1-2" < .5” 
DeWitt  1-2" < .5” 
Durand  Trace Trace 
Eagle  1-2" < .5” 
East Lansing  Trace < .5” 
Eaton Rapids  1-2" < .5” 
Elsie  < 1” Trace 
Fowlerville  < 1” < .5” 
Grand Ledge  1-2" < .5” 
Haslett  < 1” < .5” 
Howell  < 1” Trace 
Ionia  1-2" Trace 
Jackson  < 1” < .5” 
Laingsburg  Trace < .5” 
Lansing  1-2" < .5” 
Leslie  < 1” < .5” 
Marshall  < 1” < .5” 
Mason  < 1” < .5” 
Nashville  1-2" < .5” 
Olivet  1-2" < .5” 
Onondaga  < 1” < .5” 
Ovid  Trace Trace 
Owosso  < 1” Trace 
Perry  Trace < .5” 
Portland  1-2" Trace 
Potterville  1-2" < .5” 
St. Johns  1-2" Trace 
Stockbridge  < 1” < .5” 
Vermontville  1-2" < .5” 
Webberville  < 1” < .5” 
Westphalia  1-2" Trace 
Williamston  < 1” < .5” 

When's the Last Time It Snowed on Halloween in Michigan?

Halloween snow isn't unheard of in Michigan - but it doesn't happen every year. Here's the last time it snowed in 10 Michigan cities, plus one that has never recorded snowfall on October 31!

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Earliest First Snowfall Dates for Michigan Cities

Snow doesn't typically begin to pile-up in most of Michigan until November or December, but not all years are typical. Here's a look at the earliest snowfall ever recorded for several Michigan cities, according to ExtremeWeatherWatch.com.

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