All Newaygo Co Government Offices, Courthouse, and State Government Office will be CLOSED on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 due to extreme winter weather conditions
From Newaygo County Emergency Services Director Abby Watkins
Avoid non-essential travel. STAY HOME IF POSSIBLE. White out conditions are expected with near blizzard conditions at times. Conditions are favorable for multi-car pileups and highway closures.
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for Newaygo County until 1 pm on Thursday. Lake effect snow showers. Blowing and drifting snow. Additional snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches today through tonight. Additional snow accumulations possible Wednesday into Thursday with some blowing and drifting likely. Dangerously cold wind chills expected to develop this evening. Wind chills of 25 to 40 below zero expected tonight through Thursday morning.
These conditions will continue to make travel very hazardous. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.
FROSTBITE RISK HIGH
WINTER STORM SAFETY!