WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Anthony Domol: An initial cold front generates light rain, drizzle, and snow showers in West Michigan this evening during commute times. A secondary cold front passes tonight, allowing a blast of Arctic air to return and lake effect snow showers to fire up. Temperatures fall to the teens overnight. With dropping temperatures expected tonight, roads are anticipated to be slick overnight and Saturday morning. High temperatures only reach to the teens this weekend. Light lake effect snow takes shape on Saturday, with a few flurries possible on Sunday. Lake effect snow showers will accumulate along the immediate lake shore this weekend, with another 1" to 3" possible. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Allegan, Berrien, and Van Buren counties from 7 p.m. this evening through 7 p.m. Saturday, where 2" to 6" of snow is possible. We are also monitoring a system for next week with rain and wintry mix. As of now, light rain showers develop late Wednesday. Rain showers transition over to snow showers on Thursday. Tough travel conditions and accumulating snow are possible. Stay tuned with FOX 17 for the latest updates as we get closer.
TONIGHT: Cloudy with another light burst of snow, mostly along the lake shore. Arctic air comes rushing in. Lows in the teens. Winds from the northwest / north at 5 to 15 mph.
TOMORROW / SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with light lake effect snow showers possible, especially along/west of U.S. 131. Bitter cold air is back. Highs in the upper teens to near 20. Winds from the northwest / north at 5 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY: Mostly cloudy with flurries possible along/west of U.S. 131. Highs in the teens.
MONDAY: Mostly cloudy with light snow and flurries possible. Highs in the lower 20s.
TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy to partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 30s.
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