Weather History Day

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 18

  July 8 1885: A tornado damages several farms in and near Allegan, Michigan. 1936: The greatest heat wave on record gets underway across Michigan. Grand Rapids will see high temperatures at or above 100 degrees on six of the … Continued

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Continued Warm & Dry

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The GFS is showing only the possibility of (perhaps) a quarter inch of rain through the rest of the week which is not much considering the hot air in place drying things up.  Like others here on the blog I … Continued

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Air Quality Alert

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 30

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed an Air Quality Index that is used to report air quality. This AQI is divided into six categories indicating increasing levels of health concern. An AQI value over 300 represents hazardous … Continued

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Warm Dry Spell Continues

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Though it has been warm the humidity levels has been low so very pleasant weather continues.  We had a low of 49 yesterday and 52 this morning in Otsego.  I washed the siding on the north side of my house … Continued

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The Great Heat Wave

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 6

Above is one of the reading at my house on July 6 2012. Here in Michigan  the hottest recorded Heat Wave started on July 7th 1936 and lasted until July 18th The heat started off to our west in June, … Continued

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A Beautiful Day in Store

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  Once again we had a front go through dry, no popup storm in sight.  The good news is today will feature mostly sunny skies and low humidities.  The bad news:  the risk of rip currents is high along the … Continued

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Warm & Humid Again

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  Rain has been spotty at best around the area mostly from slow moving popup thunderstorms.  The storm which past east of Otsego on the 3rd produced .68 of an inch in Plainwell.  Kalamazoo had .53.  Yesterday Cedar Springs reported … Continued

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Heat & Humidity Returns

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  We had a pleasant day yesterday – good for yard work or just being outside without the fear of melting.  We will be blowing things up tonight in Otsego at the homestead because the kids and myself have to … Continued

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Cooler & Less Humid

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 13

Some nice storms moved through last evening.  We did have marine warnings along the lakeshore which quickly cleared the beaches and lake of boats and people.  We received .40 of an inch in Otsego, the largest amount I could find … Continued

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