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Tonight's Forecast: Mostly cloudy, patchy drizzle & fog late

Accumulating snow arrives Saturday P.M.
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Posted at 6:26 AM, Dec 30, 2021

WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Anthony Domol: A more substantial system we have been tracking for days will arrive Saturday afternoon and evening. This could bring a more significant snow to West Michigan. Several inches are possible with the heaviest occurring Saturday evening/night. The track of this system will determine snowfall amounts, so make sure to stay up on later forecasts. Since Wednesday, this system is already tracking slower and further south by at least 200 miles. Arctic air hits for Sunday and Monday with moderation expected for Tuesday and early Wednesday. Another blast of frigid air is to arrive later Wednesday lasting into Thursday and Friday.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle & fog possible especially late. Lows in the lower 30s. Winds southeast/south at 5 to 10 mph.

FRIDAY / NEW YEAR’S EVE: Mostly cloudy. Patchy drizzle possible especially late. Highs in the upper 30s to near 40. Winds light/variable.

SATURDAY / NEW YEAR'S DAY 2022: Cloudy and breezy with snow developing in the afternoon and evening. Accumulations likely. We expect the snow to be steady to moderate at times. Preliminary amounts of 1" to 3" likely across our northern counties, with 3" to 5" possible from Grand Rapids southward with locally higher amounts. Temps falling into the 20s during the day from early morning highs in the middle 30s.

SUNDAY: Morning snow showers taper off to lake effect snow showers west of U.S. 131. Colder too with highs in the low/mid 20s.

MONDAY: Lingering morning light snow showers; otherwise mostly to partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 20s.

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