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West Michigan Areas Most At Risk of Flooding Shown in Map

Deep snow and ice, combined with the chance of rain and warmer temperatures as we near spring, means a chance of flooding in West Michigan.

See that latest report on which areas are most at risk for flooding in West Michigan.

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Temperature Swings Create Big Changes in Great Lakes Ice Coverage

After hitting a seasonal high of 88.4% ice coverage over a week ago, ice on the Great Lakes melted quickly following warmer temperatures and rain.

Now ice coverage is climbing again.

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Detroit Deals With Heavy Snow And Bitter Cold
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Snowed Out: Closings

It's been that time of year for snow and icy weather in Grand Rapids and West Michigan, and you can never really be sure how much it will bring.

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The Unofficial Winter Olympic Decathlon of West Michigan

100+ inches of snow, sheets of ice covering the roads, and wind chills 30 below zero.

What do we call that in West Michigan?

Tuesday.

As the world focuses on the Winter Olympics in Sochi, it's winter as usual with the Unofficial Winter Olympic Decathlon of West Michigan.

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Warm Weather Ahead Could Mean Flooding in Grand Rapids

The record setting snow and cold we've had this winter combined with a possible warm-up this week has created a risk of flooding in Grand Rapids.

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Watch Animation of Great Lakes Ice Coverage Over Last 30 Days

Great Lakes ice coverage was measured at 80.4% on February 11.

That number has been growing quickly over the past 30 days.

See just how quickly with an animated graphic.

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West Michigan’s Deep Snow Creates Big Risk of Flooding

All of our piles of snow are going to melt some day.

If it happens all at once, we could have some big problems.

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Ice Cover Could Lead to Increased Water Levels on Lake Michigan

The cold and snow we've seen this winter could be good news for water levels on Lake Michigan.

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Drone Camera Gives Unique View of Lake Michigan Ice [Video]

Technology is bringing us new ways to enjoy the beauty of winter in West Michigan.

See an aerial view of the ice along the shoreline of Lake Michigan.

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Greater Grand Rapids: Top 5 Weather Events of 2013 [Video]

It was a year for the record books in 2013 in West Michigan.

At least so says the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office, which issued its annual climate summary report this week.

There was the April flooding that swamped locales along the Grand River and other area tributaries

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Beat Winter With Warm Weather Michigan Videos

It's going to be a long, cold winter.

It already has been.

Let's try everything we can to stay warm.

We've got a few videos to help.

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Weather Alert: It’s Still Winter [Video]

The arctic blast gripping Grand Rapids and West Michigan is expected to loosen today, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office and WZZM-TV, Channel 13.

The temperature reached a high of 8 degrees and a low a minus-1 degree Tuesday, with wind chills as low a 20 degrees-plus below zero at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

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