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Some sunshine today and slightly warm, then a wet midweek

Highs will range from 65 to 70 degrees today. Tomorrow a warm front will trigger showers and scattered thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoon. Then the showers and thunderstorms will continue unto Thursday until the cold front comes through late in the day. Read More >

Overview

Additional Snow Accumulations Late Tonight

 

The map above reflects reported observations. Due to the lack of reports received in some locations the map may not be entirely representative of local values. This is especially true of areas that see high variability in short distances, such as locations affected by narrow, heavy snow bands -or- lake effect snow.

Snowfall Reports

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
952 AM EDT SAT APR 9 2016

...SNOWFALL REPORTS PAST 24 HOURS...

LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE       LAT/LON

...ALLEGAN COUNTY...
4 SE GLENN                   1.3 IN    0740 AM 04/09   42.48N/86.17W
HOPKINS 1 N                  1.1 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.64N/85.76W
WAYLAND 2.0 W                1.0 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.67N/85.68W

...BARRY COUNTY...
HASTINGS                     4.0 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.65N/85.30W
DELTON                       4.0 IN    0723 AM 04/09   42.50N/85.41W
HASTINGS 4.3 SSW             3.0 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.59N/85.32W

...CLARE COUNTY...
HARRISON 5.2 ESE             0.2 IN    0800 AM 04/09   43.99N/84.70W

...CLINTON COUNTY...
CAPITAL CITY AIRPORT         4.8 IN    0753 AM 04/09   42.78N/84.59W

...EATON COUNTY...
BELLEVUE                     4.8 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.44N/85.02W
LANSING 3.9 WNW              4.7 IN    0640 AM 04/09   42.72N/84.63W
1 W WAVERLY                  4.4 IN    1030 AM 04/09   42.74N/84.65W
SUNFIELD                     3.0 IN    0800 AM 04/09   42.76N/84.99W

...INGHAM COUNTY...
OKEMOS                       5.2 IN    0845 AM 04/09   42.71N/84.41W
4 NNW DANSVILLE              5.0 IN    0800 AM 04/09   42.61N/84.34W
1 WSW LANSING                4.5 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.70N/84.59W
2 SE LESLIE                  4.2 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.42N/84.40W

...IONIA COUNTY...
SARANAC 2.6 NE               3.7 IN    0630 AM 04/09   42.96N/85.17W

...JACKSON COUNTY...
3 WSW PARMA                  7.5 IN    1028 AM 04/09   42.23N/84.65W
4 NNE SANDSTONE              7.0 IN    0650 AM 04/09   42.31N/84.48W

...KALAMAZOO COUNTY...
KALAMAZOO                    2.8 IN    0445 AM 04/09   42.27N/85.59W
KALAMAZOO 6.0 SW             2.7 IN    0810 AM 04/09   42.21N/85.66W

...KENT COUNTY...
NWS FORECAST OFFICE GRAND RA 5.6 IN    0800 AM 04/09   42.89N/85.54W
EAST GRAND RAPIDS 0.7 SSW    4.7 IN    0700 AM 04/09   42.94N/85.61W
ADA 1.8 W                    3.2 IN    0530 AM 04/09   42.95N/85.53W
2 W ADA                      3.2 IN    0535 AM 04/09   42.95N/85.53W
GRAND RAPIDS 3.1 NNE         1.2 IN    0500 AM 04/09   43.01N/85.64W

...MASON COUNTY...
SCOTTVILLE 2 SE              0.1 IN    0700 AM 04/09   43.93N/86.25W

...MECOSTA COUNTY...
3 NNW STANWOOD               0.1 IN    0700 AM 04/09   43.63N/85.48W
2 NW SYLVESTER               0.1 IN    0800 AM 04/09   43.56N/85.28W

...NEWAYGO COUNTY...
WHITE CLOUD 7.5 ENE          0.6 IN    0700 AM 04/09   43.61N/85.64W

...OTTAWA COUNTY...
1 WSW JENISON                1.3 IN    0748 AM 04/09   42.90N/85.84W
2 E MACATAWA                 0.2 IN    0800 AM 04/09   42.77N/86.16W

...VAN BUREN COUNTY...
BLOOMINGDALE                 1.5 IN    0800 AM 04/09   42.38N/85.97W
PAW PAW 3.6 NNE              1.0 IN    0715 AM 04/09   42.27N/85.86W

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.
SPORADIC REPORTS MAY BE MANUALLY ADDED TO THIS LIST IF RECEIVED AFTER 
THE TIMESTAMP AT THE TOP OF THE REPORT REPORT.

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NWS GRAND RAPIDS MI
IRIS SYSTEM

Snowfall Records

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
0127 AM EDT SAT APR 09 2016

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT GRAND RAPIDS MI...

A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 5.4 INCHES WAS SET AT GRAND RAPIDS MI
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 4.3 SET IN 1938.

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
813 AM EDT SAT APR 09 2016

...RECORD DAILY SNOW DEPTH SET AT GRAND RAPIDS MI...

A RECORD SNOW DEPTH OF 5 INCHES WAS SET AT GRAND RAPIDS MI
TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 4 INCHES SET IN 1982.
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
815 AM EST SAT APR 9 2016

...RECORD DAILY SNOW DEPTH TIED AT LANSING MI...

A RECORD SNOW DEPTH OF 4 INCHES WAS TIED AT LANSING MI
TODAY. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 4 INCHES IN 1982

Flooding:

  • River levels continue running high due to above normal precipitation
  • Lowland flooding will be common in a number of flood-prone spots near rivers.
  • Minor flooding has been occurring. Major flooding is not expected.

Click here for the most recent flood warning product.

Click here for the most recent flood advisory product.

River Levels

The blue curve on the left half of the chart is the measured river level over the past several days. The purple curve on the right half of the chart is the forecast river level over the next week. Click on a chart for additional information. Click here for current information about all river levels around the area.

 

 

Hydrograph Hydrograph
Muskegon River at Evart Muskegon River at Croton Looking Glass River at Eagle
Hydrograph

Hydrograph

Grand River at Ionia Maple River at Maple Rapids Sycamore Creek at Holt

Spotter Training Schedule:

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Date

Time

Location

Sponsor

Saturday, April 16, 2016

2:00pm - 4:00pm

2424 Washington Road

Lansing, MI 48911

Contact: Mike Holcomb

(517) 282-5827 Text or Voice

Ingham County

Saturday, April 23, 2016

10:00am - 12:00pm

Clare County Transportation Cabinet

1473 Transportation Drive

Harrison, MI 48625

Clare County

Saturday, April 23, 2016

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Central Michigan University

Brooks Hall - Room 176

Isabella County and

Central Michigan University

Saturday, April 30, 2016

10:00am - 12:00pm

Alma College

Swanson Academic Center

614 Superior Street

Alma, MI

Gratiot County

 

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