posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 22

I am using single word descriptors for the weather the next couple days – I believe that is all which is needed. Periods of rain with some embedded thunderstorms are expected into Sunday. This is due to a stationary front … Continued

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posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 16

Very active last night after 8pm.  I shot some video of the storm approaching Otsego – lots of lighting mostly cloud to cloud. I will see if I can get the video up as soon as I dig up my … Continued

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Finger Twiddling

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 12

What can I say?  There is only so much one can write about when there is nothing but sun in the sky.  Fair weather is nice but meteorologists like to have inclement weather to get their freak on (To dance, … Continued

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posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 7

It has been rather nice to open the windows in the morning as I write these posts and listen to the birds.  This is my quiet time before I go to work or enjoy some time doing yard work.  I … Continued

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posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 17

I don’t have expectations of copious amounts of rain today. A cold front will track through the region today generating some showers and even a few thunderstorms.  The front is coming across the lake as I write this at 7am … Continued

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Merry month of May

posted in: Slim | 7

  We are now 4 days into the new month and the start has been on the warm and windy side. Even with the warmth of the past few days we are still running behind the average leaf development but … Continued

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Paleoclimatology – Wind Advisory

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 6

What is Paleoclimatology? Paleoclimatology is the study of past climates. Since it is not possible to go back in time to see what climates were like, scientists use imprints created during past climate, known as proxies, to interpret paleoclimate. Organisms, … Continued

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April Wrap-Up

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 8

Above is the April climate wrap-up from the NWS – it speaks for itself. Fun night with all the lightning and thunder going on and best of all we are seeing rain over most of the area.  We have a … Continued

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Weather History Day

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 25

April 29 1899: Grand Rapids sets the record high for the month of April at 90 degrees after a balmy morning low of 70 degrees. 1909: Heavy rain mixed with snow sets records across Lower Michigan. The daily total liquid … Continued

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