Weather History Day

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June 17 1975: A tornado struck two miles northeast of Newaygo. A tree fell on and killed a 14 year old girl who was camping with her parents. Tornadoes also hit Roscommon County, where damage was done to some boats … Continued

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Cooler Air

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A bit of a disappointment watching lake Michigan gobble up the rain yesterday, seems most of the moisture evaporated as it reached Otsego.  We had .04 overnight, CoCoRaHS reports show an average of .15 around Kent County and trace amounts … Continued

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Father’s day weekend

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  It looks like the first Father’s day in the United States may have held on July 5th 1908 in Fairmont. West Virginia at the Williams Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church. This being a local event did not muster much national … Continued

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Dog Sitter

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As you know I am an animal lover, especially dogs.  When the kids take their kids on a trip we get to dog sit.  This weekend we are watching Dozer a beautiful tan Lab mix.  They dropped him off last … Continued

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Let the Heat Begin

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Yeah – if you like the heat and humidity it will start building in today.  Sunday will be the warmest day, with low temperatures that morning starting out near 70 then warming to low 90s by afternoon. The heat index … Continued

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Today’s Weather History

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June 10 1939: Tornadoes struck across southern Lower Michigan, including one that hit Kalamazoo County from near Schoolcraft to Austin Lake. A farm house lost its second floor and a mattress from the home was found over a mile away. … Continued

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Drying Out

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Up at Sunrise this morning – I love listening to the birds in the early morning as they are getting up especially the Mourning doves.  Mourning Doves perch on telephone wires and forage for seeds on the ground; their flight … Continued

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