Forecasts call for between 2 and 4 inches of snow in Ferndale starting Thursday afternoon.
According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, a strengthening low pressure system will move into the southern Great Lakes region on Thursday, with the highest snow accumulations predicted along and north of M-59, which cuts through Rochester Hills.
The heaviest snow is expected Thursday evening, according to the weather statement.
The high temperature is predicted to be 33 degrees on Thursday.
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