Cold & Wet
Cold Rain & Increasing Winds
WINDS: NW 20-25 mph, Becoming 40-50mph
SUNRISE: 8:14 a.m.
SUNSET: 6:37 p.m.
Waking to Wind & Rain
Temperatures fall through the day Friday
Rain Turns to Snow through the Day
HALLOWEEN (FRIDAY) The coldest air of the season is on the way for Halloween, with either rain or a mix of rain and snow changing to all snow. We could see an inch accumulate on the grassy areas. The best bet for minor accumulating snow will be north and east of Grand Rapids. For trick-or-treat time in the evening, temperatures will be in the low-mid 30s with wind chills in the low-to-mid 20s. Winds will be north-northwest at 20-25 mph during the afternoon and evening with frequent gusts to 30-40 mph. Winds could gust to 50 mph at the lakeshore. A rare open-water storm warning has been issued for Lake Michigan. Waves will likely exceed 20 feet away from land, and 10 to 15 feet at the shore.
WEEKEND WEATHER The weekend looks quite chilly and mostly dry, with partly-to-mostly sunny skies and highs only in the low-mid 40s. The winds will be north and gradually die down Saturday and turn to the southwest at 10-15 mph.
LOOKING AHEAD The first week of November will feature ‘seasonable’ weather conditions, with cloudy and cool conditions and highs in the low-mid 50s. Showers are mostly likely late Monday night and Tuesday.
Check out Bill’s Blog. He’s got more on the snow potential for Friday, the weekend forecast and what’s ahead for early November.