A winter weather advisory is in place for parts of Michigan until 5 p.m. Wednesday as drivers deal with snow-covered and slippery roads.

Accumulating snow is expected to fall into Wednesday afternoon, gradually ending between 1 and 5 p.m. The advisory has been issued for counties along and north of M-59.

Cities near Detroit will see between 1-2 inches of snowfall, the weather service said. Livingston, Oakland and Macomb counties can expect between 2 to 4 inches.

Roads will be snow-covered and slick, leading to variable driving conditions throughout Wednesday. Snowfall totals will be highest north of Interstate 69 and lowest to the south.

Light snow will continue over the area into early Wednesday, especially between M-46 and I-96/I-696. 

Total accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected in cities including Midland, Bay City, Saginaw, Flint, Lapeer and Port Huron.

In west and mid-Michigan, cities such as Clare, Hart, Big Rapids, Mount Pleasant and Muskegon will see 2 to 5 inches of snow. A winter weather advisory remains until 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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