Today appears to be the start of a nice fall week with mainly dry and sunny conditions. We had .20 of an inch of rain overnight – clouds will clear out today.
I added a new feature page to the site which shows the various CPC outlooks and spaghetti plot graphics which go beyond the basic short and long range graphics most usually look at. Navigating around the NWS site can be frustrating at best and I have noticed a lot of broken links which is the reason I am trying to bring some of it here in a more pleasant user friendly format.
On the Centers main page we have had the time plot point forecasts for 22 cities around the state which is automated along with most of the content there – This gives an hour by hour forecast and guesses of the conditions for 48 hours out: below is the Grand Rapids point forecast –
This site pulls in a lot of data from the NWS without the need to try to find it at their site. There are also educational materials beyond this blog – take time to look around and enjoy….