Forecast Calls For Up To Foot Of Snow In Michigan

Feb 7, 2013

The National Weather Service says up to a foot of fresh snow is in the forecast for parts of Michigan.

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The weather service's Grand Rapids office says 6 to 12 inches of snow could accumulate north of Interstate 96 and 3 to 6 inches in some other parts of West Michigan starting Thursday and into Friday. Some spots could get more than a foot. In the northern Lower Peninsula, 6 to 10 inches could fall.
The Lansing area is expected to receive 3 to 5 inches. 

On Thursday, snow fell at a rate of about an inch an hour in the Holland area.
In and around the state's rural Thumb area, the weather service says 6 to 11 inches is possible as the storm hits the region.
Southeast Michigan also is expected to get several inches by Friday morning.