Can Summer be Over?

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  There will be updates on Harvey today and that will be the weather headline for this weekend. The picture is from last fall not this year. We are now coming to the end of August and the end of … Continued

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Eclipse Forecasts by michaelv | posted in: solar eclipse, Weather Forecast | 9 I was wandering around the various NWS sites south of Michigan to see local forecasts for Monday – didn’t have much time to check every zone to … Continued

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Here Comes August

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Well July is now almost over and one can ask where has summer gone? So far this summer here in Grand Rapids it has been a rather typical Michigan summer. That means not too hot, enough rain to keep most … Continued

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Some Michigan averages and extremes

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This week I will take a look at some annual Michigan averages and then look as some extremes over the years. I think we have seen less thunderstorms in the last few years just by looking at the number of … Continued

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1863??? Here is the past weather history from the GRR NWS office for July 15th July 15 1863: It was a frosty morning with temperatures falling to the 30s across much of Michigan. The low of 31 degrees is the … Continued

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The Lack of Power

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I was originally going to call this  post “The Great Heat Wave of 1936” but the thunderstorms that rolled thru early Friday changed that somewhat. It amazes me on just how dependent we have become on the power grid. If … Continued

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