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Drier and Mild Thursday; Severe Storms Possible Friday

Clouds and drizzle will linger early tonight, before some clearing takes place toward daybreak. Most of Thursday will be dry and warmer with highs well into the 70s. A chance of showers will be possible Thu night/Fri morning, and again Fri afternoon/evening. Temperatures are expected to warm well into the 80s on Friday. 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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