Today's forecast

A winter weather advisory continues until 10 this morning for Ottawa, Muskegon, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Calhoun and Jackson counties.
Mark Brooky
Feb 29, 2012


Rain or freezing rain is occurring across the area and is expected to transition to all rain around daybreak before ending by mid-morning. Icing up to a tenth of an inch is possible from freezing rain.

Local road commissions said this morning that the roads are mostly just wet. Pavement temperatures are close to freezing, according to the National Weather Service, and icy spots will be possible on untreated roads. A light glaze will be possible on elevated and cold surfaces.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area today:

Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1 p.m., areas of drizzle between 1  and 5 p.m., then a chance of rain after 5 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 46. Breezy, with an east-southeast wind 13 to 22 mph becoming south-southwest. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: Rain and snow likely before 1 a.m., snow likely between 1 and 4 a.m., then a chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle after 4 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a west wind at 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Little or no ice accumulation expected. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Thursday: A chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of snow between 9 and 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind between 9 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.



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