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Tonight's Forecast: More snow for Santa tonight, staying cold on Christmas Day

Heavy Lake Effect overnight west of US-131
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Posted at 4:37 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 18:39:47-05

GRAND RAPIDS — WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Ty Shesky: There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 7pm Christmas Day for all counties along and west of US-131, plus Barry County. Berrien and Cass counties are under a Winter Storm Warning until 4pm Christmas Day. (UPDATE: Now Allegan and Van Buren counties have been added to that Winter Storm Warning through 7pm on Christmas Day!) Brisk winds, snow showers, and some blowing snow along with wind chills in the single digits will combine to make travel hazardous during our Christmas holiday. Bundle up and travel safe! Saturday and much of Sunday look dry and mostly cloudy as temperatures rebound back into the lower to middle 30s. Our next system arrives late on Sunday into Monday with rain and snow mix chances. Stay tuned for updates.

TONIGHT: Snow showers likely, mainly along and west of US-131. Breezy and cold with lows in the upper teens. Wind chills in the single digits. Northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph.

TOMORROW / CHRISTMAS DAY: Cloudy with lake effect snow showers continuing, especially along and west of US-131. Breezy conditions again will make our temperatures feel like the single digits. Highs in the mid 20s. Northwest winds at 10 to 20 mph becoming westerly in the afternoon.

TOMORROW NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a few flurries or light snow showers still possible. Lows in the lower 20s. West/northwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY: Lingering morning snow flurries, otherwise mostly cloudy. Highs around 30°. Northwest winds at 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY: Increasing cloud cover with a chance of a rain/snow mix after 3pm. Highs in the mid 30s.