Winter weather advisory until 7 p.m.

(UPDATED: 4:40 p.m. Friday) The winter weather advisory for today continues to 7 p.m.
Mark Brooky
Dec 20, 2012

The weather bureau said snow showers will continue to diminish in Northwest Ottawa County the rest of the afternoon into the evening.

It will still be windy, with gusts up to 50 mph through tonight.

Impacts:

— Slippery roads today and this evening.

— Some power outages will be possible due to the strong winds.

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

The advisory area includes Ottawa, Muskegon, Montcalm, Gratiot, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun and Jackson counties.

For weather preparation information, click here.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area:

Tonight: Snow showers, mainly before 7 p.m. Low around 28. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.

Saturday: A slight chance of flurries before 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

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