Wicked Winds, Blowing Snow Striking the Lakeshore

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HOLLAND, Mich. (February 26, 2014) – The lakeshore remains under a Winter Storm Warning as gusty winds blew into West Michigan late Wednesday evening causing whiteout conditions along the U.S. 31 corridor.

Most of West Michigan is under a Winter Weather Advisory until Thursday afternoon.  Here are the details of the Winter Storm Warning for the lakeshore…

MASON-OCEANA-MUSKEGON-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...HART...MUSKEGON...JENISON...
HOLLAND...SOUTH HAVEN
900 PM EST WED FEB 26 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EST
THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING SNOW
   WITH NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES.

 * WIND CHILL READINGS TO 20 BELOW ZERO LATE TONIGHT INTO
   THURSDAY MORNING.

 * 2 TO 4 INCHES OF NEW SNOW OVERNIGHT THROUGH MIDDAY THURSDAY.

IMPACTS...

 * VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH FREQUENT WHITEOUT
   CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

 * SNOW COVERED TO ICY ROADWAYS LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
   MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

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