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Tonight's Forecast: Lake effect snow showers and cold air

Winter Weather Advisories in effect
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Posted at 4:53 AM, Jan 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 00:11:03-05

WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Anthony Domol: Temperatures become quite cold overnight dropping to around 10 degrees, with feels-like temperatures near zero. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Allegan, Muskegon, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren, and Berrien Counties through 4 p.m. Thursday. With a north / northwest wind, locations along U.S. 31 will see the greatest chance for snow. South Haven to Benton Harbor will see the highest snow totals, where 3" to 6" is likely by Thursday afternoon. Locally higher amounts are possible. Locations near Hart could also see 3" to 6". The further inland you go, less snow accumulation is to occur. Lake effect snow showers slowly diminish Thursday evening, with plenty of sunshine on Friday. Another snowy system is anticipated for this weekend. Bundle up and stay safe!

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with lake effect snow showers, mainly at the immediate lakeshore. Partial clearing and cold inland. Lows near 10 inland, 10 to 15, mid teens at the lakeshore. Winds northwest at 5 to 10 mph.

TOMORROW: Partly sunny inland, lake effect snow showers mainly near the lakeshore. Total accumulation of 3" to 6" from South Haven to Benton Harbor, lighter amounts further inland. Highs in the upper teens. Winds northwest at 5 to 15 mph.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, but cold. Highs in the lower 20s.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with light snow developing. Highs in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers possible. Highs in the upper teens and lower 20s.

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