Extreme Novembers past

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  This week I am going to take a look at the extreme weather we had in Novembers in the past. .In 1950 October closed out on the very warm side. On October 28th 1950 the high in Grand Rapids … Continued

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Halloween and November stats

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Here is a little history on Halloween. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halloween Here is some weather history for Halloween at Grand Rapids over the years. The average high is 55° and the average low is 39° The warmest was 79° in 1950 other warm … Continued

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1917/18 & The winter of 1917/18

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   This picture is from Greenvile Jan 12, 1918  This one is from Grand Haven on the same day.   One hundred years ago Grand Rapids had its coldest year in recorded weather history. The mean temperature for the year … Continued

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Weak La Nina winters

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  With what looks like could be a weak La Nina or natural state developing for this up coming winter lets take a look at what happened in (going back to 1950)  here in Grand Rapids in the winters that … Continued

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October 2017!!

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  We had a very interesting September here in west Michigan. The month started out cold with the first 12 days well below average in the temperature department and on the somewhat dry side. From the 13th on it became … Continued

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Record Setting Heat Wave

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  This is my first post in the new format so will see how this looks. We witnessed one of the longest strings of record setting highs at several locations in Michigan this month. Many locations seen 6 days in … Continued

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Record Heat

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Record Heat??? by SlimJim | posted in: SlimJim, Weather History | 10 First off Michael. Take care. Prayers for you & your family. It looks like the rest of this week will be on the very warm (hot for late … Continued

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The Flood of 1986

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The Flood of 1986 by SlimJim | posted in: SlimJim, Weather History | 5    Vassar September, is generally a transition month between summer and fall, and brings a taming of the summer heat and thunderstorms. Normal rainfall amounts drop … 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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