Blowing and lake-effect snow part of weather advisory for West Michigan

Those areas under the lake-effect snow warnings and advisory can expect continued snowfall during the day Friday.

The first system that's expected to hit Friday is projected to bring about a half inch of rain before the colder of the two systems arrives Saturday, bringing with it more precipitation and lows in the 40s.

1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation is possible overnight, so make sure to be careful on your morning commute Friday. Most areas in Mid-Michigan should not see much more than a dusting of snow today into tonight. 27 / 32 SATURDAY: Rain and snow possible late.

The low on Monday and Tuesday should be around 17 degrees with the highs not making it above freezing.

Slippery road conditions with some blowing and drifiting snow from 25-30 miles per hour winds will face drivers Friday morning. Temperatures warm up into the mid to upper 30s for the afternoon, before diving back into the low 30s by dinner hour, and eventually into the 20s by Thursday night.

The ball drops in downtown Buffalo ringing in the New Year.


There could be icy spots on bridges, overpasses and secondary roads, the weather service warns. The weak surface low that accompanies the push will be enough for light to moderate snow and snow squalls to develop.

New Year's Day and early 2017.

A clear and sunny New Year's Day is also expected, but next week could bring snow.

Monday, Jan. 2: Snow turning to rain, high 43 degrees.

All of Western New York is about to get another shot of snow starting Thursday morning.

Tuesday will see more showers with a high of 52 and a low of 38.


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