Temperatures climb from the 30s this weekend into the 40s early next week.

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Quiet Weekend

Friday was a partly cloudy to mostly sunny day across West Michigan with highs in the low to mid 30s.

Friday night will be mostly clear and cool with lows in the 10s north and around 20° to the mid 20s elsewhere. Winds will be light and variable.

Saturday will be partly to mostly sunny and cool with seasonable highs in the mid 30s. Winds will be variable at 3-6 mph inland and east at 4-8 mph along the lakeshore. Wind chills will be around 30-33°.

Saturday night will be partly to mostly cloudy and not as cold with lows in the mid 20s. Winds will be south at 4-8 mph inland and south-southwest at 4-8 mph along the lakeshore. Wind chills will be around 18-21°.

Sunday will be partly sunny and cool with highs in the mid to upper 30s. Winds will be south-southeast at 5-10 mph inland and 6-12 mph along the lakeshore. Wind chills will be around 29-32°.

Monday will be partly to mostly cloudy and milder with highs near 40°.

Tuesday will feature cloudy skies with rain developing. Highs will be in the mid 40s.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day expect a wintry mix changing over to snow with accumulation likely. Winds will become very strong from the west-northwest by Christmas Day. Temperatures will be in the upper 30s Wednesday and falling through the 30s on Thursday.

Friday will feature a wintry mix with highs in the upper 30s.

The 6-10 Day Outlook for Thu. Dec. 25 through Mon. Dec. 29 calls for below average temperatures and above average precipitation. Average highs are around 32°with average precipitation of 0.38".

The 8-14 Day Outlook for Sat. Dec. 27 through Fri. Jan. 2 calls for below average temperatures and near average precipitation. Average highs are around 31-32° with average precipitation of 0.50".

Make it a wonderful weekend!

Chief Meteorologist George Lessens

George is a graduate of Penn State University working for WZZM 13 for 34+ years. He is an eleven-time MAB® Weathercast Award Winner and two-Time EMMY® Award Winner.

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