I just checked on the weather for the rest of the weekend and what I saw made me refresh the screen FOUR times before I believed it wasn’t some sick joke or an odd computer glitch!!

“Issued by The National Weather Service
Detroit, MI
4:03 pm EDT, Sat., Apr. 4, 2009

… WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

RAIN WILL SPREAD INTO THE AREA LATE SUNDAY AND THEN CHANGE TO SNOW SUNDAY EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS INTO THE AREA. THIS SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY NIGHT… AND THEN PERSIST INTO MONDAY BEFORE TAPER OFF TO SNOW SHOWERS. TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ALSO GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH BY MONDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW… SLEET… OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.”

Say what now?????  But it’s sunny and 51F outside!  But I’m wearing shorts again!  But we put away the snow blower and tidied the garage!  But… but…. but!

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