WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Reece Cole: Showers and storms will develop in West Michigan this evening, where some could be on the strong to potentially severe side. West Michigan falls under a MARGINAL risk for severe weather, with the primary concerns being damaging winds around 60 mph and hail around one inch. Cooler air settles back into the region on Thursday, along with strong wind gusts. A WIND ADVISORY has been posted for all of West Michigan from 10 AM until 8 PM Thursday. Thursday and Friday will be spent with temperatures largely in the upper 40s, with wind gusts up to 50 to 55 mph. While temperatures remain cooler for the weekend, sunshine returns just in time for Easter! High temperatures on Saturday and Sunday remain in the upper 40s. The chance of a passing shower develops late in the day on Monday. Download the FOX 17 Weather App for the latest forecast, live radar, and immediate severe weather alerts.
TONIGHT: Evening showers and storms, some possibly strong to severe. A few overnight showers with a non-severe threat overnight. Becoming windy. Lows in the low/mid 40s. Winds south/southwest at 15 to 25 mph.
TOMORROW: Pre-dawn showers possible, otherwise becoming mostly sunny to partly cloudy and windy. Highs in lower 60s after midnight, then falling into the 40s. Afternoon highs around 50. Winds southwest at 20 to 30 mph. Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph possible. A WIND ADVISORY has already been posted from 10 AM Thursday through 8 PM.
FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with the chance of a few showers. Gusty winds. Highs in the upper 40s.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy and cold. Highs around 40.
EASTER SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and cool. Highs in the upper 40s.
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