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Tonight's Forecast: Lake-effect snow lightens

Flurries still possible Saturday morning
Posted at 5:58 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 23:38:26-05

WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Erik Kostrzewa: Lake-effect snow showers will continue into Saturday morning, providing another inch or so to those along Lake Michigan. The lakeshore counties from Van Buren county northward are under a Winter Weather Advisory until 9 AM. After the snow winds down early Saturday, we'll see a 36 hour period of relatively quiet conditions before the next storm system rolls in late Sunday. This system will produce 2" - 3" of snow area-wide (with perhaps some mixing for the Indiana border counties). Once the final round of snow ends, the warm-up begins! Temperatures will make it into the 40s both Tuesday and Wednesday.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with lake effect snow showers and flurries. Another inch or so by morning west of US-131. Some inland clearing possible. Lows around 12. Winds west-southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

SATURDAY: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy. Flurries possible during the morning. Highs in the mid 20s. Winds southwest at 5 to 10 mph.

SUNDAY: Increasing clouds with evening snow developing. Highs in the lower 30s.

MONDAY: Light snow/mix early, then drying out. Highs in the mid 30s. 2" to 3" of snow possible from the Sunday night event.

TUESDAY: Mainly dry with some breaks in the cloud cover. Highs top out in the low 40s.