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Small Chance of Rain into Wednesday; Much Drier and Cooler Thursday into the Weekend

There may be a lingering shower/storm north of Interstate 96 today, and areas away from the lakeshore on Wednesday. Most areas will not remain dry. Today will remain warmer and still humid, but cooler and drier air will filter into the area Wednesday and Thursday. Conditions will remain dry from Thursday through the weekend. Read More >



The winter of 2022-2023 was truly a tale of two winters. On the one hand, the traditional winter months of December, January and February had less snow then normal and periods of much warmer then normal temperatures. On the other hand, including November through March Grand Rapids had some daily record snowfalls and was in the top 3 for seasonal snowfall amounts. While having large snowfall events on the bookends of the season is normal for la Nina winters this was by no means a normal winter for Southwest Michigan. Here is a look back at the temperature, precipitation, snowfall, sunshine and seasonal forecast of the historic winter of 2022-2023.

There were multiple major events this past winter some of which we did post event summarys for. They are located here under Winter:

Special Thanks to retired NWS Lead Meteorologist Bill Marino. 


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