Polar Vortex

Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]
Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]
After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution. Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween? The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michig
Movie Binge
Movie Binge
We've all been encouraged to stay home the last few days because it's been unsafe to drive. Since we can't go anywhere and it's too cold to go outside, it's time to movie binge!
Follow the Polar Vortex
Follow the Polar Vortex
A polar vortex has taken over much of the United States with cold temperatures, high winds and snow crippling some areas completely. While this weather situation is no laughing matter, there is a part of it that can bring us some comedic relief. The polar vortex has it's own Twitter account, and it's pretty amazing.
Stuck in Polar Mode
Good morning. Welcome to the artic. You've been officially temporarily moved to a polar region. Michigan and the Midwest are stuck in a polar vortex, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office. Typically, such an arctic blast -- or wintry hurricane -- only hits northeastern Canada a la Ontario, Quebec and regions further north.