Severe Weather 101 Part One

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What is a thunderstorm? A thunderstorm is a rain shower during which you hear thunder. Since thunder comes from lightning, all thunderstorms have lightning. Why do I sometimes hear meteorologists use the word “convection” when talking about thunderstorms? Usually created … Continued

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Warm Air

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Here is something we haven’t heard of much this spring – we have warm air in the forecast, maybe 60° by Friday.  This will be just enough to lull us into a false sense of security.  Next week and beyond … Continued

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Cold April 1982

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  Last week Grand Rapids had a low of 19° on Easter morning. This was good for 3rd spot for the coldest on April 1st but the all time coldest low of +3° happened in 1982. That year like this … Continued

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