Winter weather advisory

The weather bureau says most areas will see 3-5 inches of snowfall tonight and Tuesday, with local accumulations up to 8 inches possible.
Mark Brooky
Dec 16, 2013

The advisory area includes Ottawa, Muskegon, Oceana and Mason counties, and is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Snow will become heavy at times tonight, with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour and whiteouts possible. The snow will temporarily diminish late tonight, but increase again Tuesday morning.

Be on the lookout for slick roads, slide-offs and possible car crashes this evening and Tuesday morning.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area:

Tonight: Snow showers, mainly after 7 p.m. Low around 20. South-southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

Tuesday: Snow showers with areas of blowing snow. High near 31. Blustery, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west-northwest 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

Tuesday night: Snow showers likely before 1 a.m, then scattered snow showers after 1 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Blustery, with a west-northwest wind around 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.

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