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

Record Heat

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  Last week I wrote about Iceland, this week I will give you a little information on Death Valley. Where for the 2nd in recorded history a reading of 130 or better was recorded. Death Valley is desert valley in eastern … Continued

August 1947

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  The warmest August on record here in Grand Rapids. August 1947 was a very warm to hot month all across Michigan, it was the warmest or a top 5 in almost all locations. What kind of stood out about … Continued

August

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Wow can it be August all ready? Seems like just yesterday it was January 1st and we were just starting the “New Year” The Grand Rapids (1981-2010) mean average temperature for August is 70.1° I would  look for that to … Continued

Seiches

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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

July 2009

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OK, we have looked at some heat waves in the last few weeks I thought it would now be a good time to look as some past summers that were on the cool side. I know that way back in … Continued