Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Grand Rapids, Gerald R. Ford International Airport (KGRR)

Lat: 43.0322° N Lon: 85.5492° W Elev: 794 ft.

Mostly Cloudy

15°F

-9°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 30.45 in (1032.8 mb)
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill1°F (-17°C)
Last update 13 Feb 1:53 pm EST
Detailed forecast for

Kent County

Today
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Highs near 15. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow showers in the evening. Lows near zero. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light.
Sunday
Mostly sunny until midday then becoming mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs around 20. Southeast winds 5 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings as low as 10 below to zero until midday.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Snow accumulation an inch or less. Lows 15 to 20. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to around 20 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of light snow. Lows in the lower 20s.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow. Highs in the mid 30s.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light snow showers. Lows around 20.
Wednesday
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of light snow showers. Highs in the upper 20s.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light snow showers. Lows near 15.
Thursday
Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 30s.
Thursday Night
Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light freezing rain or snow. Lows in the upper 20s.
Friday
Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of light rain...possibly mixed with freezing rain. Highs in the mid 40s.



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