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Periods of Snow and Freezing Drizzle this evening

Snow will continue tonight. Expect this snow to spread to the northeast through the afternoon. The snow will be heaviest south of the I 96 corridor and east of I 69. A period of Freezing drizzle is possible after 6 PM. Use caution while driving this afternoon and give yourself some extra time. Read More >

The stretch of very cold and at times record-breaking weather approached two weeks longevity. Dec 25-31 was the coldest final week to any year on record. Temperatures stayed below 20 degrees for 12 days in a row at Grand Rapids -- one day shy of the record (1912).

Lake-effect snow produced large totals downwind of the lakes the first week of January, bit little snow fell elsewhere. The lake-effect snow was often observed to be "fluffy" and would gradually settle and compact over time.


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