Temperatures will stay well below average for West Michigan into next week. More snow is expected Saturday and again late in the week.
Tonight will be mostly cloudy and cold with occasional snow showers, mainly along the lakeshore. Additional accumulations will be around an inch to just a trace. Lows will be in the single numbers. Winds will be northwest at 5-10 mph becoming southwest. Wind chills will be around -5 to -10°.
Thursday will be partly to mostly cloudy with occasional snow showers. Highs will be in the upper teens to lower 20s. Winds will be west-south at 8-16 mph inland and west-southwest at 12-22 mph along the lakeshore. Wind chills will be around 8-13°.
Friday will be partly sunny and not as cold with snow flurries possible south of US-10. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s. Winds will be southeast at 6-12 mph.
Saturday will be cloudy and cold with snow. 2-4" is possible with heaviest amounts along and south of I-96. Temperatures will around 30°. Winds will be east at 7-14 mph.
Sunday will be mostly cloudy with occasional light snow showers. Temperatures will be in the mid 20s. Winds will be north-northwest.
Monday will be partly sunny with highs in the mid 20s.
Tuesday will be partly sunny and not as cold with highs near 30.
Wednesday, look for cloudy skies with highs in the lower 30s.
Thursday and Friday, a significant snow storm for West Michigan is possible with highs around 30.
The 6-10 Day Outlook for Tue. Dec. 17 through Sat. Dec. 21 calls for below average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 33-34° with average precipitation of .37" and 3.9" snow.
The 8-14 Day Outlook for Thu. Dec. 19 through Wed. Dec. 25 calls for below average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 33-34° with average precipitation of 0.53" and 5.3" snow.
Have a great night.
Meteorologist Joe Kopecek