Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Weather & Climate

Another clipper and bitter cold for West Michigan

See also

Light snow for West Michigan on Sunday as another Alberta clipper sweeps across the state. The Grand Rapids National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of West Michigan until 4 PM Sunday. A general 1 to 4 inches of fresh snow with the highest readings along the lakeshore north of Muskegon and along I-94. The wind will become gusty from the west Sunday evening causing some blowing and drifting of the fresh snow.

More Photos

More light snow will fall Sunday night with an additional 1 to 3 inches mainly along and west of US-131.

Additional lake effect snow showers are likely for early next week with blowing and drifting of the fresh snow.

The big weather headline for the coming week will be the brutal cold. Air temperatures should dip into the single numbers and even below zero for morning low temperatures early next week. Afternoon “highs” will only climb into the single numbers. A strong wind from the west should force wind chill readings down to -20° to -30°. The extreme cold very short frostbite times will likely create more business and school closures.

As the winter weather impacts West Michigan, review these winter weather safety tips:

Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - Understanding winter weather terms
Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - How snow and cold may affect your health
Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - Preparing your home for winter emergencies
Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - Winter Survival Kits
Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - Winter Weather Safety Tips for home and car
Winter hazards awareness week 2013 - Cold weather and hypothermia

The slideshow on the top has a few of the forecast weather maps.

Before you head out to travel around West Michigan, check out the live West Michigan Weather conditions and live lakeshore weather.
As this winter weather impacts the area, the Grand Rapids National Weather Service wants any reports you may have.
You can send them your weather reports via their on-line spotter report form. This can be accessed at:
If you “like” their office facebook page, you can submit your reports to it at: NWS Grand Rapids Facebook Page

For all the latest Grand Rapids Weather news, click here to 'Subscribe' and receive an email whenever a new story is posted. You can also follow the Grand Rapids Weather Examiner on Twitter and connect with the Grand Rapids Weather Examiner on Facebook



  • Pro-Russians killed
    Putin issues a warning after 3 armed protestors were shot dead in Ukraine
    Watch Video
  • Korean ferry capsizes
    Only one of 46 life boats were used in the South Korean ferry sinking
    World News
  • Oscar Pistorius trial
    Oscar Pistorius reads a Valentines Day card from his deceased girlfriend without tears
    Crime News
  • Google patent
    Google applies for patent for what could be the successor to Google Glass
    Tech News
  • 420 in Colorado
    Colorado will celebrate 420 for the first time since marijuana became legal
  • Racist Kansas murderer
    Why isn't the Jewish Community Center shooter being labeled as a terrorist?
    Watch Video

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!