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SAGINAW, MI (WNEM/AP) -
The National Weather Service says up to 10 inches of fresh snow is possible in parts of southwestern Michigan near the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The snow is part of a storm Monday stretching across several Midwest states.
Locally we could see between 1 and 3 inches of snow by the end of Tuesday.
Lake-effect snow could bring 5 to 10 inches by late Monday in parts of southwestern Michigan, with areas further away from the lake expected to get 2 to 5 inches. In southeast Michigan, 2 to 3 inches of fresh snow was expected to fall by Monday night.
Michigan's Upper Peninsula also was expected to see lake-effect snow off Lake Superior, with up to 6 inches forecast for Grand Marais.
Ice jams caused flooding along the Muskegon River in the Big Rapids area. MLive.com says damage since last week is at least $3 million. Mid-Michigan rivers also experienced major ice floes last week. Click on the slideshow to the left to see photos from those ice jams.
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