UPDATED AT 7:15am ON 3/21/24

It's been a mild winter by Michigan standards.

Lansing's unofficial snowfall total for the 2023-24 season stands at 25.1", according to WILX News 10 First Alert Meteorologist Darrin Rockcole. That's far below the annual average of 47" for the city.

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However, even though the calendar says spring began this week, conditions are coming together for a round of wintry precipitation throughout much of Mid-Michigan before the week is over.

What Local TV Meteorologists Are Saying

Rockcole and his staff are watching the developing winter storm carefully, and they stress that there will be a lot of variables at play:

This is yet another tricky snowfall forecast with a lot of outcomes possible. As of this morning it appears that the storm system will be starved for moisture which will cut into the predicted snowfall totals.

He's currently projecting 3-6" for places like Ionia, St. Johns and Owosso, with 2-4" the likely range from Hastings to Charlotte and Lansing to Howell. Lesser accumulations of an inch or two can be expected further south.

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What the National Weather Service Is Saying

The National Weather Service also warns that a low pressure system moving into Mid-Michigan from the west late on Thursday night into Friday is likely to bring a period of snow just in time for the Friday morning commute.

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The NWS is currently predicting as much as half a foot of snow in parts of Mid-Michigan, depending where you are. The agency's town-by-town accumulation forecasts can be found below.

What AccuWeather Is Saying

AccuWeather meteorologists also believe Mid-Michigan's in for a range of accumulations this Friday, with a few pockets that could see as little as 1" and some that get as much as 6".

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Here's a look at how much snow is currently in the forecast for your town according to AccuWeather and the National Weather Service.

* updated at 7:15am on 3/21/24

Bath 1-3" 3-5” 
Charlotte 1-3” 2-4” 
DeWitt 1-3" 3-4” 
Durand 1-3" 4-6” 
Eagle 1-3” 3-4” 
East Lansing 1-3" 3-5” 
Eaton Rapids 1-3” 2-4” 
Elsie 3-6" 4-5” 
Fowlerville 1-3” 2-4” 
Grand Ledge 1-3” 2-4” 
Haslett 1-3" 3-5” 
Holt 1-3” 2-4” 
Howell 1-3” 2-3” 
Ionia 3-6"4-5” 
Jackson 1-3” 1-2” 
Laingsburg 1-3" 4-6” 
Lansing 1-3" 3-5” 
Leslie 1-3” 2-3” 
Marshall 1-3” 1-2” 
Mason 1-3" 2-4” 
Nashville 1-3” 3-5” 
Olivet 1-3” 3-4” 
Onondaga 1-3” 3-4” 
Ovid 1-3" 4-5” 
Owosso 1-3” 4-6” 
Perry 1-3" 3-5” 
Portland 1-3" 4-6” 
Potterville 1-3” 3-5” 
St. Johns 1-3"4-5” 
Stockbridge 1-2” 2-4” 
Vermontville 1-3”3-5” 
Webberville 1-3” 2-4” 
Westphalia 1-3" 4-5” 
Williamston 1-3" 2-4” 

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