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Tonight's Forecast: Mostly cloudy, light rain overnight

Significant wind likely Wednesday night into Thursday morning
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Posted at 5:42 AM, Dec 14, 2021

WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Anthony Domol: Cloud cover continues to increase in West Michigan this evening and tonight. Temperatures will be much milder tonight, only falling into the low to mid 40s. Near record high temperatures are possible on Wednesday and Thursday, as another strong storm system moves into the region. High temperatures will reach the upper 50s to lower 60s both days. Our warmest temperatures on Thursday will occur in the morning before falling through the day. We think the core of the strongest winds will occur late Wednesday night into daybreak Thursday morning. Wind gusts between 50 to 60 mph are possible along the lakeshore, with wind gusts between 40 to 50 mph inland. A HIGH WIND WATCH has been posted for Mason, Lake, Osceola, Oceana, Newaygo, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Ottawa, Kent, Allegan, and Van Buren counties from 7 p.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Thursday. Cooler temperatures in the 30s will follow. There's a chance for some light snow and mixed precipitation on Saturday.

TONIGHT: Cloudy with a chance of light rain developing around midnight. Mild lows around 40. Winds southeast at 10 to 15 mph.

TOMORROW: Cloudy with a few light rain showers or drizzle possible. Near record warmth in the upper 50s to near 60 by mid/late evening. Breezy too!
Winds southeast/south at 10 to 20 mph. Gusts to 30/35.

THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers in the morning as a strong cold front slides through the state. Very windy! Highs in the lower 60s early, then falling through the day. Some sunshine likely by afternoon. Winds from the southwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible. Scattered power outages are likely with this event!

FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and colder. Highs in the upper 30s to near 40 degrees.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy. Chance of a few snowflakes and mixed precipitation. Highs in the middle 30s.

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