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.