LANSING — The Michigan State Police is encouraging residents to use caution during high winds that are forecast to affect much of the state on Sunday.
A powerful storm system will bring a good chance of power outages and periods of dangerous travel over the weekend.
Hazardous travel conditions are possible for the morning commute as light snow and a wintry mix returns. Precipitation will continue to spread northward with a wintry mix and freezing rain lasting into the evening.
A winter weather advisory is in effect for portions of central, south-central, southwest and west-central Michigan — including Ottawa County — until 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Today looks like a spitting image of Monday, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid to upper 20s. Wednesday and Wednesday night could get tricky.
Light to moderate snowfall could continue throughout this morning. There’s a chance of freezing rain on Wednesday.
We may see some scattered snow showers today and tonight.
Mostly sunny and cool Saturday. Clouds and snow showers move in for Sunday with light accumulations possible.
Open water attracts raptors to Tri-Cities area, wildlife experts say.
Some slick spots will be possible for today’s morning commute, either from a light coating of snow on roads or as moisture from rain and snowmelt re-freezes on roadways.
Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint, said he is currently working on legislation to not count any snow days that occur during a state of emergency against a school district’s snow day allotment.
Light rain and snow will move into West Michigan today and last into early Friday. Some slick spots will be possible for the Friday morning commute, either from a light coating of snow on roads or as moisture from rain and snowmelt freezes on roads.
All area schools are closed again today, this time due to blowing and drifting snow.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m. today. Another round of messy weather is expected Thursday night and early Friday.
Area schools were closed for another day and morning commuters slowed to a crawl when a round of heavy, wet sleet and snow hit the lakeshore Tuesday morning.