Hurricane Sandy

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Hurricane Sandy formed in the central Caribbean on October 22nd 2012. Sandy intensified into a hurricane before hitting Jamaica, eastern Cuba and the Bahamas. Sandy moved northeast away from the US until October 28th when it took a turn to … Continued

Winter Folklore

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  We are now half way thru October so just for the fun of it here are some common winter folklore sayings. If the first week in August is unusually warm, the coming Winter will be snowy and long. For … Continued

12 Decades

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  12 Decades   Weather records have been kept by the NWS office at Grand Rapids since 1892 but between 1892 and 1898 there is data that is missing. But starting in 1898 there is good data. This week I … Continued

Fire in the Sky

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  This year we have seen flames ravaging in the west, but during the autumn of 1871, fire swept across part of eastern Michigan laying claim to life, property, and natural resources, primarily in Sanilac, Huron and Tuscola counties.  “A … Continued

LA NINA?

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  I know it is only early September but every year there is always speculation on what the coming winter will be like. It always makes we wonder how some people think they can tell what a 90 day period … Continued

Summers End!

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We are now in the last weekend of August 2020 and the end of meteorological summer. I know there will be some who will point out that it will stay warm and summer does not end until September 22nd  But … Continued