Winter Weather Warning – 8 To 12 Inches Expected
Hold on to your hats, because this one is the big one! A Winter Weather Warning has been issued for most of West Michigan from 3 AM to 7 PM on Monday, January 28th.
The storm is expected to bring 8-12 inches of snow and high winds with gusts up to 40mph. Expect huge delays in your commute and unsafe road conditions north of I-96. Lake effect snow can and probably will continue after the warning ends Monday night. Expect another 1-2 inches by Tuesday morning.
In addition to this warning, the National Weather Service has also issued a warning for extreme cold from Tuesday, January 28th through Thursday, January 30th. Temperatures will be around zero degrees with wind chills reaching as low as -20 to -30 degrees. Frostbite can occur in 15 minutes or less and prolonged exposure can lead to hypothermia or death.
You can read more about the forecast and the winter weather warning at weather.gov.