Lake-Effect Snow WatchFebruary 14th, 2013 at 12:53 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
The GRR NWS has issued a Lake-Effect Snow Watch for the lakeshore counties (inc. Mason County) plus Cass Co. and La Porte and St. Joseph Co. Indiana from Friday afternoon through Saturday evening. There could also be significant snow in W. Kalamazoo and W. St. Joseph (MI) Counties. Most of the snow will come Friday night through Saturday afternoon. A total of 4-8″ of snow is expected. Not everyone in those counties will see +4″ of snow. Remember, watches, warnings and advisories are issued by county, so if a part of the county is expected to get significant snow, the entire county comes under the advisory or warning. The most significant band of snow will most likely come onshore in SW Ottawa or W. Allegan Co. The heaviest snow may be in W. Allegan down into Berrien Co. We’re also tracking storm for next Monday night/Tuesday that could give us rain and then accumulating snow and a potential significant storm system for Friday the 22nd, which would affect the entire area with heavy snow and some healthy wind.