Snowmageddon, Snowpacolypse — whatever you call it, know that we're going to be hearing more about it tonight and Friday.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for 2-11 a.m. Friday. The "quick-hitting" storm could bring with it 3-6 inches of snow over a short period of time, and will make driving hazardous during rush hour, the advisory said.
The storm is expected to hit southeast Michigan hardest between 3-9 a.m., when one inch per hour is likely to fall.
West Bloomfield residents are already digging out from one , when 10 inches fell Sunday afternoon through Monday morning and closed schools around Metro Detroit, including West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills and Farmington districts. closed for a second day Tuesday.
The storm system is coming in from "the southern Ohio Valley tonight and through western Pennsylvania (close to Pittsburgh) tomorrow morning," according to the weather service. "This is historically a favorable track for heavy snow in Detroit."
Motorists should expect low visibility of half a mile or less and slick, snow-covered roads. It is also expected to be windy with some gusts getting as high as 30 mph. Snow may become heavy around the M-59 corridor.