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June 2021 – The Michigan Weather Center
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Chance of Rain – Weather History

If you noticed an outage of the Weather Center yesterday the company I have for my web service had multiple outages in Michigan and other areas around the U.S. – all seems well now. We reached nine inches of rain for the month yesterday with the addition of .20 of an inch from showers passing […]


We had another .32 of an inch of rain yesterday to add to our total for the soggy second half of June which brings us to 8.8 inches for the month (these are Otsego totals).  Humidity was the main factor for our rain yesterday with the soggy atmosphere driving rain into the area.  Our high […]

More Showers & Storms Today

Yesterday was a nice respite from the rain, we had a couple of brief showers but the sun made an appearance which was a sight for sore eyes.  I managed to get some grass cut with my lawn tractor, I wouldn’t have liked to try it with a regular push mower as it was pretty […]

Tornadoes – More Rain

We had some very active weather yesterday afternoon into the early evening with squall lines and spin-up tornadoes, something we haven’t seen in several years.  The first tornado was near the town of Sylvester in Mecosta County and the second just west and north of Lake Odessa in Ionia County.  The NWS crews will be […]


July   I must wonder just were the time goes as July is just around the corner. This is how an English travel site describes Michigan weather for July. “July is usually the hottest month of the year in Michigan.  The average high temperatures are in the hot 76°F (24.4°C) to 85°F (29.4°C) range, while nights are […]

More Heavy Rainfall

We have definitely moved out of our dry weather pattern having tapped into a good supply of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and a slow-moving meandering frontal boundary.  Chances of rain are 100% today with rainfall amounts in the two to three-inch range.  We have had 1.12 inches thus far from this event in […]

Heavy Rainfall Expected

Yesterday we had .13 of an inch of rain which brings our June total to 4.12 inches for the month in Otsego most of it registered over the past seven days.  This past week we have almost doubled the rainfall we had all of this past spring. At 4:30 am we have partly cloudy skies […]

Wet Weather Ahead – Weather History

After a long period of below-normal precip, we are now in a time when the monsoons are picking up 😀 and turning the corner to a wetter period of above-normal rain, the first time this year.  We have chances of rain for the next several days with the best chances of heavier rain Thursday night […]

Cool Start – Storm Damage

We have a cool start for this morning, temp is 42° in Otsego, 44 in Kalamazoo, 39 in Grand Rapids, 31 in Baldwin – well you get the picture.  (These are temps from the Ambient Weather Network). We have another cool day in store, Clouds will be on the increase this morning. A few showers […]

Rain Totals – Cooler Temps

We finally broke out of our dry spell in SW Michigan.  With last night’s system and cold front, we received 1.76 inches of rain which brings us to 3.99 inches for the month which is close to the total we received all of spring.  This will have a big impact on the drought conditions and […]