Strong Winter Storm to Impact Portions of Plains and Midwest This Weekend

A strong winter storm will track from the southern High Plains to the Great Lakes this weekend. Blizzard conditions are forecast across many states from the Rockies to the Upper Midwest. Travel will be difficult, if not impossible, in these areas due to heavy snow combined with these strong winds.

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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

4NM W Muskegon MI

Marine Point Forecast

  • This

    Partly Sunny

    SW 9kt

    High: 39 °FFalling Temperatures

  • Tonight

    Mostly Cloudy

    S 9ktWinds Decreasing

    Low: 32 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Rain

    Winds IncreasingE 7kt

    High: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Rain Likely

    E 14kt

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday


    E 18kt

    High: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Rain/Snow Likely

    SSW 12kt

    Low: 32 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Snow

    NNW 20kt

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Snow

    NW 17kt

    Low: 24 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chc Snow

    NW 11kt

    High: 30 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 11:06 am CST Jan 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CST Jan 20, 2018-6pm CST Jan 26, 2018

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Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
SW wind 7 to 9 kt. Partly sunny. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
S wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Waves around 2 ft.
Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 7 kt in the morning. A chance of rain, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before noon. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Sunday Night
E wind 7 to 14 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog between 7pm and 5am. Waves around 1 ft.
E wind 10 to 18 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Rain. Waves 1 to 2 ft.
Monday Night
SE wind 10 to 12 kt becoming W after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 kt. Rain showers likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Waves 1 to 3 ft.
W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 kt. A chance of snow showers, mainly after noon. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
Tuesday Night
NW wind 12 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of snow showers. Waves 3 to 5 ft.
NW wind 8 to 11 kt. A slight chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Waves are for ice free areas.

This is the last Nearshore Marine Forecast (NSHGRR) issuance for the
season. The NSHGRR will again be issued around April 1st 2018, or as
conditions warrant.


  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 43.21°N 86.36°W
Last Update: 11:06 am CST Jan 20, 2018
Forecast Valid: 12pm CST Jan 20, 2018-6pm CST Jan 26, 2018
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