A fierce storm triggered a significant snowstorm this weekend across parts of the upper Midwest and parts of Canada.

Into Saturday afternoon, a quarter-inch or more of freezing rain was recorded in some cities in Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa.

Throughout the day on Saturday, the ice continued to accumulate across much of Michigan was snowing.

Trento, Missouri reported 0.33 of an inch of ice while Mc Pherson, Kansas reported a quarter-inch of ice.

As of Sunday morning, 0.22 of an inch of freezing rain has been reported to the Plattsburgh International Airport in Upstate New York, while 0.15 of an inch was recorded in Burlington, Vermont.

The freezing of snow helped bring down trees besides trees in the area and create a prolonged power outage in parts of the Midwest.

WWJ News Radio in Detroit reported that DTE Energy had crews at the ready on Saturday, The expected snowstorm will cause significant power outages, causing utility poles and power lines to come down.

More than 200 line workers were evacuated from the state to escape the storm.

According to the power outage, as of Sunday morning, more than 13,000 consumers were without electricity in Michigan

Accu Weather Reporter Blake Naftel reported several spinoffs and crashes along U.S. Highway 131 in Allegan County as freezing rain was reported in the area around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

By Sunday afternoon, the largest periods of high and freezing rain were seen in southern Ontario and central Quebec.

As the storm continues to grow on Sunday, growing it can bring down more trees that counteract the initial snow build-up and potentially lead to road closures due to debris. Power outages can be significantly increased as a result of a hurricane. Parking or standing under trees can be dangerous.

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