Windy and Colder
Much colder air will pour into the state today with temperatures slowly falling for West Michigan. A few lake effect snow showers are possible the next couple of days with a better chance of snow late in the weekend.
This afternoon will be partly to mostly cloudy, breezy and much colder. Scattered snow showers are possible. Temperatures will fall into the lower 30s. Winds will be west at 10-20 mph with wind chills in the teens.
Friday will be partly cloudy with a few lake-effect snow shower developing and even cooler with temperatures in the mid 20s. Winds will be northwest at 7-14 mph. Wind chills will be in the teens.
Saturday will be partly cloudy and cold with lake-effect snow affecting the NW and SW lakeshore counties. Temperatures will be in the low to mid 20s. Winds will be west-northwest at 7-14 mph with wind chills in the teens.
Sunday will be partly cloudy and cold with light snow likely overnight Sunday night with some accumulation possible. Temperatures will be in the mid 20s.
Monday, after some morning snow, skies will become partly cloudy and cold with temperatures near 30°.
Tuesday and Wednesday will be mostly cloudy and colder with lake-effect snow likely, especially west of US-131. Highs will be in the lower 20s, with lows in the teens.
The 6-10 Day Outlook for Tue. Dec. 10 through Sat. Dec. 14 calls for below average temperatures and near average precipitation. Average highs are around 35-36° with average precipitation of .42" and 3.4" snow.
The 8-14 Day Outlook for Thu. Dec. 12 through Wed. Dec. 18 calls for below average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 34-36° with average precipitation of 0.55" and 5.3" snow.
Have a great day.
Meteorologist Joe Kopecek