The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of West Michigan starting Wednesday, December 14th at 10AM.

Here is the advisory issued for Kent County:

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10AM this morning to 4AM EST Thursday.  The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, which is in effect from 10AM this morning to 4AM EST Thursday.

Hazardous Weather: 3 to 5 inches of lake effect snow by Thursday morning.  Winds gusting over 35 MPH causing blowing snow.  Wind chills below zero.

Impacts: Blowing snow with white outs possible on roads in open areas.  Roads becoming snow covered and slippery.  Icy patches on roads as cold temperatures reduce ability of salt to melt snow.

Precautionary / Preparedness Actions: The Michigan Department of Transportation reminds motorists to adjust speeds based on the conditions and to take it slow in ice and snow.  Weather preparedness information is available on line at www.Ready.gov/Winter

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