WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

UNTIL 8 PM

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES start shortly for all of West Michigan for an accumulation of snow followed by sleet and freezing rain and even plain rain.  The ADVISORIES last until 8 PM everywhere save for Berrien, Cass, St. Joe, and Branch counties where the expiration time is 1 PM.  Snowfall ranges from 1" to 3" near and south of I-96 including Kalamazoo.  North of I-96, amounts may be greater in a range from 2" to 4".  Once snow transitions to freezing rain, ice accumulations of 1/10" perhaps upwards of 2/10" are possible.  Plus, secondary and back roads are likely to remain icy even when air temperatures reach the middle 30s this afternoon.  Please be careful traveling!

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Tuesday:  Snow transitions to sleet and freezing rain before your lunch hour.  Sleet and freezing rain transition to plain rain by mid to late afternoon from south to north.  Snow, sleet, and freezing rain remain near and north of I-96 all day long.  Accumulations ... Muskegon to Sparta to Greenville and northward: 2" to 4" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: 1" to 3".  Ice accumulations: near 1/10" to 2/10".  Slippery roads!  Cold and breezy.  Highs in the middle 30s.  Winds SE-S 15-25 mph.

Tuesday Night:  Freezing drizzle and drizzle transition back to snow showers.  Roads will be slippery.  Colder and breezy.  Lows near 20 degrees.  Winds SW-WNW 15-25 mph.

Wednesday:  Snow showers, much colder, and breezy.  Light accumulations are likely near and west of US 131.  Morning highs near 20 degrees then slowly falling through the teens.  Winds WNW 15-25 mph. 

Thursday:  Mostly cloudy and even colder with more snow showers and light, additional accumulations.  Highs in the middle teens.  Winds NW 10-20 mph. 

Friday:  Frigid start with below zero low temperatures.  Then partly sunny and windy.  Highs in the middle 20s.  Winds S 20-30 mph.

Saturday:  Snow showers, not as cold, but breezy.  Highs in the middle 30s.  Winds SW-NW 15-25 mph.   

 

Good morning, and welcome to Tuesday!  Skies turn cloudy overnight as our next winter system approaches from the Southwest .  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm.  

Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will mix in with freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

Much colder air arrives on Wednesday and Thursday producing lake effect snow showers for both days.   Wednesday's highs in the lower 20s while Thursday will only be in the mid teens.  We keep light snow chances into the weekend.. good news is it comes with temps in the lower 30s

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