Conditions will be favorable tonight and Saturday for some heavy lake effect snow showers.
Grand Rapids National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties until 10 PM Saturday. In this region a total of 5-7 inches with isolated higher amounts possible by Saturday evening.
They also issued a Lake Effect Snow Advisory for Lake, Newaygo, Kent, Barry and Calhoun counties from 10 PM Friday until 7 PM Saturday. A total of 2-5 inches of snow is likely is these areas with isolated higher amounts possible.
The lake effect snow will reduce visibilities and cause hazardous travel at times.
See the slideshow on the top for a few forecast weather maps for the snow.
The Grand Rapids National Weather Service wants any weather reports as well as any pictures you may have.
You can send then your weather reports via their on-line spotter report form. This can be accessed at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/grr/spotter/
If you “like” their office facebook page, you can also report your snowfall totals and post pictures to it at: NWS Grand Rapids Facebook Page
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