Lake Effect Snow Warning ContinuesJanuary 31st, 2013 at 4:12 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
The Lake-Effect Snow Warning has been extended into more counties (dark green on the map), including Kent and Calhoun Counties. See radar and the links below. We’ve already had 6″+ in parts of Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren – and this is going to continue tonight into tomorrow. More snow is likely over the weekend into early next week. The heaviest snow will be in the 12-18″ category with drifts over 2 feet. More after the news. Big Wreck on I-94 near Mattawan – 9 semis and 12 cars involved. There was also a deadly crash on I-75 near Detroit involving over 30 vehicles. Police confirm 3 fatalities (2 of them were children) and 15 -20 have been transported to hospitals. The accident happened by the Rouge River Bridge around 9 AM. The accident was a HAZMAT Level 3 sight due to fuel/chemical spills. Big News Day today…watch us at 10, 11. The “Beyond the Violence” special is on WOOD-TV right now (7-8 PM).