Winter weather advisory overnight, early Wednesday

A winter weather advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 1 p.m. Wednesday for Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties.
Mark Brooky
Jan 14, 2014

The National Weather Service says snow will begin around midnight and continue into Wednesday morning. Visibilities will fall below a half-mile at times. West winds will increase tonight, causing blowing and drifting snow.

A storm total of 3-6 inches can be expected by midday Wednesday. 

Snow-covered and slippery roads can be expected from midnight through midday Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Transportation reminds motorists to adjust speeds based on the conditions, and to take it slow in ice and snow.

The forecast for the Grand Haven area:

Tonight: Snow likely before 1 a.m., then snow showers with areas of blowing snow after 1 a.m. Low around 22. Windy, with a west-southwest wind 28 to 30 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Total nighttime snow accumulation of around 3 inches.

Wednesday: Snow showers with areas of blowing snow before 10 a.m., then areas of blowing snow and scattered snow showers after 10 a.m. High near 25. Windy, with a northwest wind 27 to 32 mph decreasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

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