Today's forecast

A lake-effect snow advisory is in effect until 11 this morning for Ottawa, Montcalm, Kent, Ionia, Allegan, Barry, Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties.
Mark Brooky
Jan 19, 2012


The National Weather Service said total snowfall of 2-5 inches is expected by mid-morning. With the snow tapering off, roads will remain slick. Wind gusts near 30 mph will cause blowing and drifting snow, with visibilities below a half-mile and briefly near zero at times.

Driving conditions are expected to improve by late morning.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area today: Snow showers likely and areas of blowing snow. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 19 by 5 p.m. Blustery, with a northwest wind between 21 and 29 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

Tonight: A 50-percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind between 8 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Friday: Snow. High near 21. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.


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