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Do You Want A White Christmas? [Poll]

Rudolph is hoping for a little job security.

Winter sports fans want to get outdoors.

My kids won't stop asking when they will get to use their sleds.

Do YOU want a White Christmas?

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Ice Volcanoes on Lake Michigan [Video]

Last winter, we had a tornado in the snow over Lake Michigan. 

This year, it's ice volcanoes.

Can sharks be far behind?

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Latest Forecast Predicts White Christmas for West Michigan

As we were sweating out a 50 degree day today the chance of a white Christmas seemed distant, but the latest weather model suggests otherwise predicting almost 4 inches of snow.

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Historical Odds of a White Christmas for West Michigan

We had a white November this year, but December is off to a warmer and drier start.

Check out the historical chances of a white Christmas in West Michigan.

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10 Tips for Safe Winter Driving

Young drivers new to the snowy roads can benefit from a review of how to drive safe in winter conditions, but they aren't the only ones.

Take a look at 10 tips for safe winter driving.

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2014′s Snowiest Year in Grand Rapids History Through November 19

Add the finish Grand Rapids had to last winter to the start we've seen this season and 2014 is the snowiest calendar year on record for Grand Rapids through November 19.

It's not even close.

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Crazy Lake Effect Snow Wall Descends on Buffalo [Video]

No, this is not a promotional video for "The Day After Tomorrow."

This is an actual time-lapse video of the skyline in Buffalo. The imposing white wall pictured is lake-effect snow, which blew in from Lake Erie and ravaged the city Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Snowshoeing Begins at Blandford Nature Center

An early start to winter means an early start to winter sports in West Michigan.

That includes snowshoeing at Blandford Nature Center.

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The Science of Snow Shoveling

You've just spent an hour shoveling your driveway. Then, the snowplow comes by and undoes all that hard work.

The County Road Association of Michigan has information on the best ways to avoid the dreaded second shovel.

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Hazardous Travel Warning Issued by National Weather Service for Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Video]

Winter officially does not arrive until next month, but it sure feels like it's already here, doesn't it?

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning in effect from this afternoon through 9 p.m. Tuesday. The bottom lines: heavy lake-effect and blowing snow.

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Rachel Kramer
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Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]

After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution.

Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween?

The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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Grand Rapids Summer Temperatures Suggest a Very Snowy Winter Ahead

Grand Rapids has not had a 90 degree day in 2014.

If our cool summer continues, recent history tells us we are in for a very snowy winter.

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