Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east.

Last Update: 1107 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018

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Grand Rapids, MI Local Forecast Office

7NM NW Ludington MI

Marine Zone Forecast

Rest Of Tonight
Northeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
North winds 15 to 25 knots. A chance of snow showers until midday, then snow showers likely in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night
North winds 10 to 20 knots backing west 15 to 25 knots after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Southwest winds to 30 knots increasing to gales to 35 knots late in the day. Partly sunny. Waves 4 to 6 feet building to 6 to 8 feet late in the day. 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.
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Last Update: 1107 PM EST Mon Jan 15 2018
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