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November 2023 – The Michigan Weather Center
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End of Met Fall

This is the end of the meteorological fall today.  We ended the month of November with below-normal rainfall with 1.99 inches and we had 8 inches of snow.  Rainfall for the fall season was above normal with 11.75 inches. We will see partly sunny skies today with brisk winds and temperatures in the 40s.  Tonight […]

Warmer Today

Yesterday we had scattered snow showers with a few peeks of the sun.  The high was 29° and the low 17°.  Today we will begin melting the snow we received as the temperatures begin to rise above freezing.  A quick-moving system will move through the Northern Great Lakes today bringing some light snow to Central […]

Snowfall Tapering Off

We have 8 inches of snow on the ground this morning.  Southern Allegan County seems to have taken the brunt of the lake effect snow bands overnight.  Lake effect snow showers will continue this morning off of Lake Michigan. Local accumulations of 1-3 inches are possible this morning, near/west of Highway 131. Expect some slippery […]

Temperatures Falling Today

Temperatures have begun to fall this morning after hanging around freezing most of the day yesterday and overnight.  We will see occasional snow showers today continuing through tomorrow afternoon. Forecast Today Snow showers are likely, mainly after 1 pm. Patchy blowing snow after 10 am. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 26 by […]

Changes in Snow Patterns

I think back to the days of my youth (pre-1970s) when Michigan was referred to as the Winter Wonderland.  Those days before ski resorts had to use snowmaking machines to keep the hills and mountains white.  Seems we were always sledding and skiing on the weekends.  The graphic below shows the change in winter snow […]

some 1st and lasts

Here is where Grand Rapids now stands on some 1st and last so far this fall/winter season.  On the 1st side GR has already reached the 1st 32° low back on October 23rd that was later than average but by just 2 days. The first hard freeze of 28 or lower was reached on October […]

Colder Today

Temperatures will be much cooler today as Canadian air moves into the area.  Here at the station, we had a high of 48° yesterday.   Today will be 10 to 15° colder with partly cloudy skies.  The cold air will be around through much of next week with chances of snow Sunday and Monday. Forecast Today […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Today’s weather will be great for travel and enjoying the feast with family.  Don’t forget to give thanks for the bounty of the year with your family. We’ll see quite a bit of sunshine today as a dry cold front moves through. Temperatures will range from 40 near US-10 to 47 near […]

Another Cloudy Day

Mostly cloudy skies are expected today with some sunshine possible Thanksgiving as high pressure settles over the state. Highs in the mid-40s are expected today and Thursday. Yesterday’s high was 44° and the morning low was 36°.  We had .56 of an inch of rain which brings us to 1.99 inches for the month and […]

WWA for Central Michigan

We have a wet forecast for the area today.  With temperatures starting out around the freezing mark for interior Lower Michigan, including Big Rapids, Clare, and Cadillac, some slick spots are possible. Otherwise, it will be a wet and cold day for the region as low-pressure moves in. Conditions dry out for later Wednesday and […]