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West Michigan Snow Forecast

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Watkins, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Watkins

    Watkins Member
    Messages: 60

    If your into the weather for West Michigan.
    Whats your expectation for the West Michigan snow and ice management season of 2013-14 ?
     
  2. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    It's going to be cold with some periods of warmer weather. Some rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain mixed with sunny days and starlit nights.

    Daylight will be getting shorter until about Dec 21, then longer.
     
  3. Herm Witte

    Herm Witte Senior Member
    Messages: 553

    As always you're spot on. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    You want to bet against me? ;)
     
  5. Turf Z

    Turf Z Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    First push predicitions? Saw snow on the lakeshore today.
     
  6. torchwoodland

    torchwoodland Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hey do you guys have any bulk salt suppliers(not bagged) in the grand rapids area
     
  7. sk187

    sk187 Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    Are you looking to load your truck when needed or to buy a train load and store on your own?
     
  8. torchwoodland

    torchwoodland Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Load the truck when needed.
     
  9. DaveCN5

    DaveCN5 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    How did you guys fair last night/this morning? Over here by the capital we got some localized heavy squalls where we got an inch, but the 30mph winds got rid of most of it. We salted some parking lots this morning for some drifting, but that's about it.
     
  10. Turf Z

    Turf Z Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    Had about 9-10" of wet snow along the lakeshore last night into this morning, further inland there was 2-4" probably.
     
  11. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,853

    Then you got way more than GR did. We did get a partial salting out of it, but no more than that. Maybe a half inch on the north side in some areas, south end not even that much.
     
  12. Turf Z

    Turf Z Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    Probably close to a foot in some areas of Grand Haven Weds night/yesterday.
     
  13. snowpro44

    snowpro44 Member
    Messages: 45

    We had a good 6-10..down here in southwestern mi..,,going to be a money maker this season if this keeps up!!The only thing is??...will the lake freeze far enough out this year too shut off the squalls???This cold.. This early will have a great effect on the water temps!!...I still think this will be a real michigan winter this year!!...HAPPY HOILDAYS TO ALL!!...
     
  14. DaveCN5

    DaveCN5 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    Sounds like a pretty decent system is headed our way Sunday night/Monday Morning. I've already heard everything from 1-8" (depending on who you listen to) by Monday afternoon.