Saturday Night SnowFebruary 16th, 2013 at 2:25 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
1:32 AM – Four dead in a 3-car accident south of Hartford in Van Buren Co. Injuries in that accident, too. Snow showers have moved offshore of most of our area at this hour. The band comes onshore near S. Haven and moves inland thru Van Buren and Berrien Counties down into Indiana. Muskegon has picked up 2.6″ Saturday (season total for MKG up to 69.9″, now just 5″ behind average). Grand Rapids Ford Airport reported 0.2″. Other snow totals: 16″ 3 miles north of Hart (18″ on the ground), 12.3″ Hart, 11.5″ Shelby (15″ on the ground), 11″ Pentwater, 9″ near Holland (13″ on the ground), 5″ Paw Paw. I drove thru a heavy snow shower downtown around 2:35 this PM. Alba in Antrim Co. reports 4″ of new snow and 26″ on the ground. Honor in Benzie Co. has 8″ of new snow and 22″ on the ground.
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