Gales of November

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Gales of November The mid November period has seen some very big storms in the Great Lakes region. Here is a list of some of the storms that have happened in Mid-November . 1913 The White Hurricane One of deadliest … Continued

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Welcome to November

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  Welcome to November Before we look at some November averages and history first here is a wrap on October 2018. This past October was a wet one here in Grand Rapids with 5.69” of rain falling (there was a … Continued

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2018 Growing Season Wrap

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With the moderate/hard freeze here on Wednesday morning when the low reached 27° at GRR and 26 here at my house. That brought the end to the growing season for 2018. From the time of the last freeze in the … Continued

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Here comes October

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We will soon end September and enter the start of October. The average mean temperature for October is 51.0°.  In the average October Grand Rapids receives 3.26” of rain and the mean snow fall is 0.5” The average High on … Continued

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September Snow

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Do you know that in the past that parts of Michigan have had accumulating snow in September. The snowiest September in Michigan was at Ironwood in 1995 when 6.9” of snow fell. Houghton is in 2nd place when in 1942 … Continued

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Carolina Hurricanes past

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While Hurricane (now tropical storm) Florence continues to hang out in the Carolina’s I took a look at some past big storms that have hit that area.  While Florence was maybe not as intense as early forecast had it I … Continued

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September 1986

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Recently much of cental Michigan has gotten a good amount of rain. This week I am going to take a look at September 1986 a month when Grand Rapids recorded 11.85” of rain 6.37” of that rain fell in just … Continued

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