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Candace Monacelli joined the Fox 17 News team in June of 2017.

Candace was born and raised in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio where she enjoyed growing up on the lake. She graduated from the accredited journalism school at Kent State University and became a certified meteorologist at Mississippi State University. Go Flashes and Bulldogs!

Candace previously worked at WFMJ in Youngstown, Ohio bringing viewers along on every adventure and keeping them informed through the storms.

Candace is thrilled to be in West Michigan and enjoys everything weather from a healthy summer thunderstorm to lake effect snow. When not forecasting, Candace enjoys running, relaxing at the beach and sinking her teeth into every sweet treat Grand Rapids has to offer.

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Recent Articles
  • A cold Sunday with more snowfall expected Monday

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see some light snow showers moving northwest to southeast as in a scattered to isolated fashion as an upper level disturbance moves through the area. Accumulations will be very minor with an inch at best if any accumulations at all. We will have mostly dry conditions especially in the latter half of the day with a mostly cloudy sky. Temperatures once again are not moving much out of the upper 20s and lower 30s, […]

  • Snowy and breezy Saturday with cold temperatures

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see snow showers continue throughout the day with the snow will be the heaviest during the morning and early midday hours. Winter Weather Advisories end at all different times this afternoon and evening while a Winter Storm Warning continues until midnight for Berrien County. Temperatures are not moving much out of the upper 20s and lower 30s, but will feel colder with breezy conditions. Overall from Friday night to Saturday night we are expecting […]

  • Forecast calls for a mostly sunny and pleasant Saturday

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will start the day off with a few clouds before we start to transition towards a mostly sunny sky this afternoon. Temperatures will once again stay above average working into the lower 50s this afternoon. We will continue to stay dry with a mostly sunny sky through the weekend. Late Sunday night clouds will start to increase and build ahead of our next system. Monday morning we expected light to moderate rain showers to work […]

  • Mostly sunny forecast for Sunday

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will start the day off with a few clouds along the lakeshore and we all could see some high cumulus clouds throughout the day. Other than a few clouds the area will have a mostly sunny sky with high pressure nearby. Temperatures start off cold with some possible frost on car windshields but will work to above average temperatures once again. Afternoon highs are expected to be in the middle 40s. After midnight winds will […]

  • Forecast calls for partly sunny on Saturday afternoon

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will start the day off with some possible light rain showers in the very early morning hours. These showers will be a mist at best with more chances near Big Rapids around Rt.10. Mostly cloudy sky to kick off the day before clouds slowly break up with high pressure moving towards West Michigan last this evening. We will see some peaks of sunshine before the sun sets shortly after 5 p.m. Overnight we will have […]

  • Lake Effect snow showers around for the first half of Sunday

    WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will start the day off with some light Lake Effect snow showers mostly along and west of US-131. Around lunch time the light snow showers will start to exit the area and we will have clouds clearing heading into the evening. Colder air has moved in leaving us with below average temperatures. Temperatures won’t move much throughout the day staying in the low 30s and will feel like we are in the upper 20s. We […]

  • A windy and rainy Saturday with falling temperatures

    WEST MICHIGAN – We start off with a light mist and fog during the early morning hours as West Michigan is in between multiple rounds of heavy rain showers. Beginning around 9-11 a.m. light to moderate rain showers will begin to push in land off of our next system. Temperatures will be the warmest during our early morning hours and will continue to fall throughout the day as colder air moves in from the north and wrap around a low-pressure […]

  • A cloudy and cold Sunday with some light rain

    WEST MICHIGAN – Clouds will continue in West Michigan with temperatures below average only working to the upper 30s by this afternoon. The Kalamazoo and Battle Creek areas with see a possible early wintery mix and light rain showers for the first half of the day before drying out into the evening. Some wintery mix is possible for the morning hours as a weak low pressure system moves through West Michigan. Mainly light rain drizzle is being detected at the […]

  • A cloudy and cold day on Saturday

    WEST MICHIGAN – Clouds will continue to build into West Michigan and thicken up into the afternoon and evening. Temperatures remain below average only working to the upper 30s by this afternoon. Bundle up! A rain and snow mix is on its way arriving in West Michigan late Saturday night and remaining in the area until Sunday morning. We could see some freezing rain and wet snowflakes as we transition back and forth between the mix and rain. Be cautious […]