Fall Colors

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Fall Color While there is some spotty good color on the drive between Grand Rapids and the Bay City area the “official” reports are that the color is still a week or two away yet. I am sure that some … Continued

The Floods of 1986

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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