warm Septembers

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 7

Warm Septembers   In looking at past weather records I came across something kind of interesting. Going back to 1950 the top 10 warmest Septembers have occurred in the last 20 years. And 8 have happened in the last 10 … Continued

The Floods of 1986

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 9

Floods of 1986 While it has been somewhat dry this year this week post is about a September that was very wet and caused some of the worst flooding in central Michigan’s history. This month marks the 35th anniversary of … Continued

20 Years Ago

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 7

9/11 As we all know today marks the 20th anniversary of 9/11. We all know what happened that day so I will not go into the details of the events of that sad day. But feel free to post what … Continued

Labor Day Week

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 2

Labor Day Week I titled this report Labor Day Week because I will go over some records for the week of September 1st to September 7th Labor Day falls on the 1st Monday in September and of course that can … Continued

La Nina coming?

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 13

La Nina coming? There are indications that for the second year in a row a La Nina maybe coming.  ENSO-neutral is favored for the remainder of summer (~60% chance in the July-September season), with La Niña possibly emerging during the … Continued

High Dew Points

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 8

High Dew Points Boy it sure was humid on Tuesday (August 10) The highest reported Dew Point in Grand Rapids on Tuesday was 79. Now one might think that would be a record high DP and while it is indeed … Continued

Comfort Index

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast, Slim | 3

Best Places There is a web site that claims to compare the best places to live, and the site has a city-to-city comparison. And one of the comparisons is the city’s climate. I will give you a few comparisons of … Continued

August

posted in: Michigan Weather Forecast | 7

Late Summer It seems it was just yesterday when we were looking forward to longer days with warm sunshine. Well we are now about to turn the calendar to August. Stepping back and looking and how some others look at … Continued