Winter weather advisory

The winter storm warning has been canceled for Ottawa, Allegan and Barry counties - and replaced with a winter weather advisory in effect until noon Saturday. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids forecasts moderate to heavy snowfall between 7 and 10 tonight. Another round of moderate to heavy snow is possible after midnight.
Mark Brooky
Feb 25, 2012


Snowfall totals of 3-5 inches are expected by late Saturday morning.


— Roads will likely be snow-covered and slippery overnight.

— Rapid changes in visibility with brief local whiteout conditions are possible.

— The Michigan Department of Transportation reminds motorists to adjust speeds based on the conditions, and to take it slow in ice and snow.

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The Grand Haven-area forecast:

This afternoon: Snow. High near 35. Northwest wind at around 17 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 5 inches.

Tonight: Snow showers. Low around 27. Blustery, with a northwest wind between 14 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

Saturday: Snow showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 32. Northwest wind at 13-17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of around 1 inch.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West-northwest wind 6-9 mph becoming south-southwest.

Sunday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. Breezy, with a south wind between 13 and 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.



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