WEST MICHIGAN – WEST MICHIGAN – FOX 17 Meteorologist Candace Manacelli’s Forecast: High pressure slowly built into West Michigan overnight, allowing the clouds to break up and some sunshine to return today! Today seems to be the best day of the week with sun and high clouds. Steady rain is likely to develop late Thursday night, with 0.75 to 1.25 inches of rain expected in many communities. A wintry mix can’t be ruled out north of I-96 early Thursday morning, which could lead to slippery commutes. Cooler air will begin Thursday night, with precipitation turning to snow on Friday. Slight accumulation of snow is expected with possible strengthening of the lakes. For more information and specific details on the system between Thursday and Friday, click HERE. The sun returns this weekend with above average temperatures! In the forecast period, there will be several days with high temperatures of up to 40 degrees. Stay tuned and download the free FOX 17 Weather App for the latest forecast videos.

TODAY: Partly cloudy. High near 40. Southwest/southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT: Cloudy, rain is expected, winter changes are possible. Lows in the low 30s.

THURSDAY: Widely possible rains, windy weather. Highs in the 40s. By the evening, colder air arrives with the transition to snowfall. Winds between 15 and 25 mph. Wind gusts could exceed 40 miles per hour.

FRIDAY: Possible short-term light snow with increasing lake and cloudiness. Highs in the 30s.

SATURDAY: Partly cloudy to mostly sunny. Highs in the low 30s.

SUNDAY: Partly cloudy, warming up a bit. Highs in the low 40s.

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 40s.

TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy, rain in the afternoon/evening. Highs in the 40s.

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