Winter Weather Advisory issued for Tuesday night for possible freezing rain

Posted at 3:58 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 15:58:20-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The National Weather Service is issuing a Winter Weather Advisory for most of West Michigan for Tuesday night for a possible ice storm.

The advisory goes into effect at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday and runs until 1:00 p.m. Wednesday for all of West Michigan. Freezing rain is likely in all areas, with the heaviest possible along and south of I-96. Snow and sleet accumulation is likely north of I-96.

Localized power outages and tree damage is possible from the ice. Travel could become difficult, especially for the Wednesday morning commute.

We’ll have more details on FOX 17 News throughout the evening and on Tuesday. Download the FOX 17 Weather App for live radar maps and the FOX 17 News App for closings and delays and traffic conditions.