Wet for the Saturday Parades

Radars here should update automatically.  Looks wet for the holiday parades on Saturday (Grand Rapids at 9 am, Hudsonville at 10 am, Battle Creek at 6 pm – let me know if I missed one).  The wind shouldn’t be too strong in the AM, but the wind picks up to 20 mph by evening in G.R. and 34 mph at the lakeshore, where Gale Warnings will be in effect.  The Friday morning run of the GFS model gave G.R. 1.28″ of rain then 1/2 inch of snow.  The model has the wind NNW at 19 mph for the Battle Creek…