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A Snowy Afternoon

A weakening storm system will pass through the area this afternoon into this evening with light snow. However, the snow my be briefly heavy at times west of Battle Creek and south of I-96 during the mid to late afternoon. Most areas in southwest Michigan will get less than an inch of snow today. Between I-96 and I-94 up to 2 inches of snow is expected. Roads may become icy . Read More >

Overview

March 23-24, 2016, Winter Storm Summary

  • Snow, sleet, and freezing rain fell across Central Michigan and rain fell in Southern Michigan.
  • Significant icing was noted particularly around Greenville and Sidney in Montcalm County where up to a half inch of glaze accumulated on trees and power lines.
  • Thousands lost power between Newaygo, Greenville, Alma, Clare, and Reed City due to ice.
  • Temperatures rose into the 50s the afternoon of March 24 around Kalamazoo to just south of Lansing, then plummeted to the 30s as winds shifted with gusts 30-45 mph.

Ice near Sidney, MI (Montcalm Co)

Photo taken by Don McCracken

 

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