Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MICHIGAN
County/Area VAN BUREN
WFO GRR
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-02-02 19:00:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2007-02-04 07:00:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The combination of lake effect snow and snow already on the ground in combination with very strong winds resulted in blizzard conditions across western lower Michigan on February 3rd. The maximum snowfall total for a twelve hour period was eight inches and the maximum snowfall for a 24 hour period was 12 inches. The highest snowfall total for the entire event was 17 inches in Grandville. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids reported visibility at or under a quarter of a mile from 930 a.m. through 8 p.m. on Saturday February 3rd and numerous other observation sites across far western lower Michigan also reported blizzard conditions. The majority of locations within two counties of the Lake Michigan shoreline reported sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph during the late morning and afternoon hours of the third. The blizzard conditions resulted in numerous road closures, power outages and numerous car accidents.
Event Narrative Up to twenty inches of snow fell along with sustained winds of 20 to 30 m.p.h. with gusts as high as 40 m.p.h. which resulted in visibility at or below a quarter of a mile during the late morning and afternoon hours of the third.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MASON (ZONE) MASON (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OTTAWA (ZONE) OTTAWA (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KALAMAZOO (ZONE) KALAMAZOO (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OCEANA (ZONE) OCEANA (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARRY (ZONE) BARRY (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTCALM (ZONE) MONTCALM (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALHOUN (ZONE) CALHOUN (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENT (ZONE) KENT (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IONIA (ZONE) IONIA (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALLEGAN (ZONE) ALLEGAN (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAN BUREN (ZONE) VAN BUREN (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EATON (ZONE) EATON (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUSKEGON (ZONE) MUSKEGON (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEWAYGO (ZONE) NEWAYGO (ZONE) MI 02/02/2007 19:00 EST-5 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K