Hot Summer!

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 15

Several days ago Barry asked how this year stacked up to pass year as far as the number of days of 90 or better. It can be said that for most years Michigan does not see that many days of … Continued

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Drought Monitor

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 11

Above are the current soil conditions for the state – most of the lower peninsula continues to be abnormally dry to having a moderate drought. We most often think about drought in relation to precipitation, assessing the degree of dryness … Continued

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Unsettled

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 22

The word for today is unsettled.  We currently (at 0730) have rain moving south east from Grand Rapids to South Haven the heaviest is moving onshore from Douglas to South Haven (feature Radarscope image)   After the rain this morning … Continued

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El Nino and Fall Outlook

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Hard to believe we are in the last month of meteorological summer and can look forward to our climate to slowly change towards a cooler wetter pattern for the Great Lakes region.  The days are getting shorter and fall is … Continued

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Weather and Tube Amps

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 12

HERE I am on my first day of retirement up before the sun has risen.  I have spoken to older folk than myself many who said they were bored to death with retirement.  My parting words to the youngsters yesterday … Continued

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Storms and Rain

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 39

At 0700 we have have a large area of rain over the lake preparing to move inland.  I would say everyone should get rain today but we know how that goes especially with cells drying up before they reach any … Continued

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August 2018

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 5

Wow summer is sure passing fast as we are now into August. And we have entered the last month of meteorological summer. This week I will take a look back at July 2018 and then go over some August averages … Continued

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Drought Monitor

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We have a pleasant 60° this morning with partly cloudy skies.  Otsego had .08 of an inch of rain yesterday.  A storm line formed along the front passing through just after 1800 (6 pm, sorry I am used to using … Continued

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Bermuda High

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 17

A Bermuda high is a semi-permanent, subtropical area of high pressure in the North Atlantic Ocean off the East Coast of North America that migrates east and west with varying central pressure. Depending on the season, it has different names. … Continued

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