Big slug of rain over the area Sunday night. Regional radar. Temperatures will be from the mid 40s to mid 50s today thru early Monday, eating thru the rest of the snow that’s left (except for maybe a few of the bigger piles which may survive in some small fashion). Radar will update here automatically. Watch for ponding of water. The morning run of the GFS plot gives G.R. a whopping 2.03″ of rain by midday Monday, then 0.30″ worth of snow (3-4″) with the morning NAM (car.) giving G.R. 1.86″ of precipitation by late Tuesday, with 3.8″ snow Monday night and Tuesday. European model gives G.R. 1.39″ of rain this afternoon into Monday and then 3-4″ of snow as the cold air arrives Monday evening/night. Here’s GFS forecast snow and NAM forecast snow. The GFS-plot has highs in the low 30′s Tues. PM and Weds. with highs of 29 Thurs. and 27 on Friday. The cold front will send temperatures downward Monday with roads become slippery Monday night as temperatures falling beow freezing and rain turns to snow. Accumulating snow is likely Monday night into Tuesday and chilly air will keep daytime temps. in the upper 20s to low 30s from Tues. thru the rest of the week. Roads will be slippery for the Tues. am commute. At least snow showers are likely from Monday night into Thursday and it’s likely we’ll have a White Thanksgiving. Ho Ho Ho – Gobble Gobble!! Deep low pressure system to bring strong winds and cold temperatures back to W. Michigan. Gale Warning for Monday and Monday night. Lake Erie is colder today than for any Nov. 23 since 1933! Lions lose for 2nd week in a row. Some appropriate music for Sunday night. Irish looking radar at 1 am – all green.
Here’s Grand Rapids radar and Northern Michigan radar, NAM model 3-day snowfall forecast and GFS model 5-day snowfall forecast (totals increased on the Sat. overnight model run). Storm Total Snowfall will show the heaviest snow and Milwaukee looping radar. Regional radar and the Updated GRR NWS Short Term Discussion. More links: Grand Rapids radar, Northern Indian radar, Chicago radar, Detroit radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s College of DuPage Radar Map (pick any radar in the U.S.), College of DuPage Grand Rapids radar, the West Michigan Lightning Tracker, National Lightning Tracker, the local warning/advisory map and the National warning/watch/advisory map, a surface weather map. You can checkout the latest Grand Rapids NWS discussion, the Northern Indiana NWS discussion (includes the Michigan Counties that border Indiana), the discussion for Northern Lower Michigan, and Eastern Lower Michigan. Here’s the Spyglass Condos Weather Station the S. Haven GLERL station, the Muskegon GLERL station, the Grand Haven Steelheaders webcam and weather station, and the weather station at Holland State Park. Check out the Maranatha Webcam at Lake Michigan and links to webcams. Here’s the infrared satellite loop (night) and the visible satellite loop (daytime), Lake Michigan water temperatures (summer). Here’s recent storm reports from SW Michigan, Northern Michigan, NE Illinois, SE. Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and E. Michigan. Check out the wind and wave height at the South Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the North Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the buoy at Big Sable Point near Ludington and the weather station on the beach at St. Joseph. Here’s Michigan wind gusts from MesoWest, data from the MAWN agricultural weather stations and Weather Underground (data at the bottom from private weather stations). Here’s the Consumers Energy Power Outage Map.