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Record snow today for parts of West Michigan

Posted at 7:46 PM, Mar 01, 2016

WEST MICHIGAN — The latest winter storm is diminishing but not after leaving a significant blanket of snow.

In Hastings, between 11-12 inches of snow were reported. Between 6-12 inches of snow were reported over West Michigan with the heaviest along and south of I-96. The airport in Grand Rapids set a new record for today with 7.1″ as of 7 pm. The old record for March 1 was 2.4″ set back in 2014. Muskegon also set a record with 3.5″ as of 7 pm. The old record was 3.4″ for March 1 set back in 2005.

Hard to believe but temperatures will be near 60 degrees by next Tuesday.