Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Grand Haven to Whitehall MI (LMZ847) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Grand Haven to Whitehall MI (LMZ847)
Issued by: National Weather Service Grand Rapids, MI
Last Update: 332 PM EST Wed Jan 16 2019

Tonight: Northeast winds around 10 knots veering east after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers overnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

Thursday: Southeast winds 5 to 15 knots. Cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers until midday, then a chance of snow showers and a slight chance of light freezing drizzle in the afternoon. Waves around 1 foot.

Thursday Night: West winds 5 to 15 knots veering northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Cloudy with a chance of light freezing drizzle and snow showers. Waves around 1 foot building to 2 to 4 feet after midnight.

Friday: North winds 10 to 20 knots. Mostly cloudy. Waves 2 to 4 feet subsiding to 1 to 3 feet late in the day.

Zone Forecast: Grand Haven to Whitehall MI (LMZ847)

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