3-5 inches of snow on the way

IRON MOUNTAIN – The National Weather Service at Marquette has issued a special weather statement for the Upper Peninsula, including Dickinson and Iron counties.

Snow is expected to begin Sunday night in the western Upper Peninsula and spread across the rest of the U.P. on Monday. Three to five inches of snow is expected by the time the snow ends Monday night.

“A widespread 3 to 5 inches of snow appears likely with this system by the time the snow ends on Monday night,” the statement said. “Isolated higher amounts are possible, especially over western Upper Michigan and closer to the Wisconsin border.”

“Stay tuned for later forecasts and statements, as advisories and possible warnings may be issued in some areas for this system,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, a winter storm watch has been issued for northeastern Wisconsin, including Marinette and Florence counties.

The National Weather Service is expecting 4 to 7 inches of snow in these areas during the day on Monday.