Weather odds and ends

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First off the latest ENSO update indicates that we are looking a warm neutral tow a weak El Nino for the coming fall and winter months. Here is a write up on this subject from Steve Dimatino “ENSO neutral conditions … Continued

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Hurricane Charley

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This is one hurricane that I have a little personal knowledge of. Back in 2002 my sister moved to Fort Myers Florida. And In 2004 she had a house in Cape Coral. Her house was about 3 miles from the … Continued

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THE ANDRIA DORIA

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When we think of a weather-related cruise ships sinking, we think of The Titanic. Well long after the Titanic sinking came the disaster of the Andria Doria. One was due to ice and the other due to fog. Making its … Continued

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Hot time in the city

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With this year’s string of days with highs of 80 or better I thought it would be a good time to see how this stacks up to some past strings. So far this year’s string is at 25 days. As … Continued

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No Record Dew Point

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On July 6th a Dew Point reading of 82° was reported at Marshal, Michigan Brooks Airport. That location has an automated weather station and from time to time there can be errors from those stations and according to the NWS … Continued

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The Great Heat Wave

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I know that there has been talk of the heat this past week or more but the truth is this past weeks heat and humidity are no comparison to the heat of 2012 or 1936. It very well may not … Continued

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July

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Here are some averages and past history for the month of July. July of course is generally (but not always) the warmest month of the year here at Grand Rapids. In 1971, 2009 and 2014 June was warmer then July … Continued

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The 1991 Derecho

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Many of you remember the derecho of May 1998 but there was another major derecho that struck Michigan in July of 1991. Unlike this year May and June of 1991 was very hot and that continued into July as well. … Continued

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