The weather bureau says bitterly cold weather will continue through Wednesday morning. Wind chills may drop to between 15 below and 30 below.
The forecast calls for snow accumulations of 1-2 inches overnight before diminishing toward daybreak. Together with the wind, areas of blowing and drifting snow will continue, especially in open country. The fine snowflakes will limit visibility to less than a half-mile at times.
A winter weather advisory for West Michigan was due to expire at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
*Travel will be hazardous due to snow-packed and icy roads.
*Travel conditions should improve later Wednesday.
*Areas of reduced visibilities should be expected.
*Frostbite times are estimated at 15-30 minutes. If you do venture outdoors, dress warmly and make sure that all exposed skin is covered.
*Slow down on roads, remaining a considerable distance from the vehicle in front of you.
The forecast for the Grand Haven area:
Wednesday: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as minus 14. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.