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More arctic air into early March 2014

Another blast of arctic air will invade the U.S. as we end February and begin the month of March. We observed a few days with above normal temperatures and now we’re back to the deep freeze. We’ll see some sunshine this weekend with temperatures in the 20s, but when you factor in a stiff breeze the wind chill readings dip into single numbers and teens.

Friday morning forecast low temperatures
NOAA
Cold
Tulsa NWS

The real story is another round of bitter arctic air that’s set to invade for the end of February and early March. Low temperatures will likely dip below zero once again with highs only teens. The Climate Prediction Center outlook keeps the below average temperatures around into the first part of March.

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: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/grr/spotter/
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