Downed trees and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are expected as a major storm hits West Michigan this week.

WZZM-13 says 20-foot waves are coming to Lake Michigan. Sustained winds of 45 - 50 mph with gusts up to 60 mph are also coming to West Michigan.

The strongest winds will be on Thursday and the storm will die down by Friday night.

The storm is coming from the southwest and is expected to hit West Michigan late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

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