Lake-effect snow showers accumulating another 1-3 inches is expected overnight through Friday.
Snow will become widespread across the area by early Friday morning. The heaviest snowfall rates will be during the pre-dawn hours of Friday. The snow showers will continue past sunrise.
Additional snow accumulations of 1-3 inches are expected.
Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times and use caution while driving.
Muskegon, Oceana and Mason counties are all under a winter storm warning, with up to 8 inches of additional snow expected through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. WZZM-TV says up to a foot of snow is possible between Muskegon and Ludington.
“The storm will shift the winds around to the southwest, bringing the greatest impacts to areas northwest of Grand Rapids,” WZZM-TV meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer says. “One- to 2-inch-per-hour snowfall rates are possible with some of the stronger bands of snow.”
Grand Haven forecast:
Overnight: Snow showers. Steady temperature around 17. Wind chill values as low as zero. South-southeast wind 11 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1-3 more inches.
Friday: Snow showers. High near 19. West-northwest wind around 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
A second storm will bring additional snow to the region late Friday, according to Ofseyer. The heaviest snow from this system should stay along and south of I-96.