Updated: Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013, 6:35 PM EST
Published : Monday, 18 Feb 2013, 11:42 PM EST
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Cold air is in residence in West Michigan after a cold front passed through Tuesday morning and with the colder air, snow and strong winds will characterize the rest of Tuesday.
Westerly winds will gust between 30 and 40 mph and will blow around any falling or already fallen snow. Snow drifting will be most noticeable on roads running north-south. Wind chills will dip to near zero at times.
Snow will be the heaviest west of US-131, near the lakeshore where several more inches may fall through
Tuesday evening. Amounts east of US-131 will be lighter, but visibilities will still be reduced to a 1/4 - 1/2 mile at times, with slippery and snow-covered roads.
A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for West Michigan.
Stay with Storm Team 8 for the latest conditions.
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