Bitterly cold wind chills to impact West Michigan

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NOAA Satellite Image: Feb. 17th

WEST MICHIGAN —  For the second time in less than a week cold arctic air will surge south into the Great Lakes bringing sub-zero temperatures and wind chills.

Temperatures will fall throughout the evening Wednesday as frigid cold air filters back into the Great Lakes dropping temperatures below zero overnight and allowing feel-like temperatures to drop to dangerous levels.


Wind Chill Warnings and Advisories have been posted for almost all of the Lower Peninsula as feel-like temperatures could easily drop between 15 and 30 below zero between 8 PM Wednesday and noon Thursday.


FutureTrack HD Feel-Like Temperatures Valid Thursday AM


Temperatures will remain unseasonably cold Thursday afternoon as high temperatures barely warm into the single digits by afternoon and fall quickly below zero again overnight Thursday into Friday.

FutureTrack HD Temperatures Thursday Afternoon

FutureTrack HD Temperatures Thursday Afternoon

A brief reprieve from the arctic temperatures arrives through the weekend before another reinforcing shot of cold arctic air drops temperatures well below average .

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