Winter Weather Advisory begins along the lakeshore

Posted at 4:35 PM, Jan 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-31 16:36:08-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The winter weather is returning.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 4:00 a.m. Thursday for Muskegon, Oceana, and Mason counties until 1:00 p.m. Friday.  The advisory goes into effect at 10:00 a.m. Thursday for Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren, Kalamazoo counties. That advisory also goes until 1:00 p.m. Friday.

Lake effect snow is expected to begin on Thursday with the passage of an Arctic cold front. 2 to 5 inches of snow is expected in the advisory area, with some isolated areas that may see 6 inches of snow.

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Winter Weather Advisory (in purple) until 1pm Friday