Warm Summer

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We are now 2/3s of the way through meteorological summer with a lot of 80 plus degree temps and a couple of stretches of 90° stretches thrown in.  We have received only 2.33 inches of rain in Otsego this month … Continued

Tropical Storms

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We have the tropical storm season ramping up with Isaias heading for the Dominican Republic and is forecast to move toward Florida by Saturday.  This is the only system of note in the Atlantic or Pacific. It would be earliest … Continued


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This will be a good week for outdoor projects.  I am rebuilding the porch on my main entryway this week and I will be building a new shed in my backyard.  I generally price the jobs out and pick up … Continued

Warm & Dry

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We have a warm 72° at 5:30 this morning in Otsego with only .09 of an inch of rain overnight.  This has been a warm month with only two days with highs in the 70s, the rest were in the … Continued


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Storms can profoundly affect the Great Lakes, sloshing water from one end of a lake’s basin to other, sometimes in a matter of hours, like displaced water in a bathtub. This lesson focuses on storm surges and seiches — Great … Continued

Storm Directions

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Many like myself have asked why the lack of storms and lake effect snows in SW Michigan?  If one looks at the weather patterns over the past few years low-pressure centers have generally passed by to our west or south, … Continued