Snow Totals from Nov. 24

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The graphic above shows some snowfall totals as of Monday evening, Here’s a few more: 3.5″ Mt. Pleasant, 3.1″ Suttons Bay, 3.0″ Cadillac, 2.5″ Holton, 2.0″ at Howard City and Houghton Lake, 1.5″ Alpine Twp., 1.2″ at Oshtemo and Muskegon, 0.8″ at East Grand Rapids.

This was the Winter Weather Advisory that was in effect until 4 am Wednesday for Oceana, Mason, Lake, Newaygo, Mecosta, Osceola, Clare and Isabella Counties for 2-4″ of snow on the grassy areas. The Advisory worked out well.

Snow on the ground north of Lucas, Iowa Mon. PM 11/23 – pic. from Austin Hamilton

The picture above shows snow Mon. PM north of Lucas, Iowa. This was the same system that has came through Lower Michigan Tuesday. One forecasting tool we have is to look at cameras where a storm is occurring and see what the weather and road conditions look like.

The Next Few Days

Here’s the next few days – Showers end Wed. night, with the possibility of some fog. No real cold air by late November standards..back to the mid-upper 40s Weds. – Sat.

A band of rain and snow moved through parts of Lower Michigan Sunday – east of a line from Grand Haven to Mt. Pleasant. North of that line it was just cloudy and cool. Southeast of that line there was a mix of rain and snow and around 1-2″ of snow fell from Kalamazoo east to Detroit. With surface temperatures above freezing and the ground being warm (the 2″ soil temperature is 40 degrees), the snow pretty much melted as it fell, especially on main roads. Here’s radar:

Central Great Lakes sector loop
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  • Local West Michigan radar

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