Downhill from here

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We have clear skies at 6 am with a temp of 53° giving us a pleasant October morning.  Enjoy today because this may be our last chance to get near 70° for a while.  As we go through the week the weather and warmth will be in a declination phase and by the end of the week we will struggle to get to 50°.

Skies will cloud up this morning for all areas. Rain showers will move across Southwest Lower Michigan after 2 pm and through roughly 10 pm. A few thunderstorms are also possible. Gusty winds around 40 mph are expected with any storms that form and behind a cold front in the late afternoon.

Though most areas have seen frost this month we still haven’t had a hard freeze in southern Michigan.  A hard freeze is when temps drop to 28° or less for over two hours.

Much of the U.S. still have drought or dry conditions especially west of the Mississippi and New England.  Hopefully this will be mitigated as we move into winter and get some snow on the ground in the northern areas.

 


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Barry in Zeeland
Barry in Zeeland

Getting a little thunder and lightening here. Good omen because as the old saying goes, thunder in the Fall, no snow at all.

Sandy (Hudsonville)
Sandy (Hudsonville)

That’s what we are hearing! I like the saying.

INDY
INDY

It’s officially snowing leaves out at thee YARDofBRICKS NE of GR our trees will be bare come tomorrow I’m thinking I’m glad I Was able to see the beauty yesterday ….INDY

Sandy (Hudsonville)
Sandy (Hudsonville)

I sure hope we still have some to see. We are going this week.

Slim

Getting a very heavy rain shower at this time. It was windy but not at this time. The current temperature here is at 68.
Slim

Rocky (Rockford)
Rocky (Rockford)

Bring on winter and more below normal temps!

Chad
Chad

Agree, Please let us have a repeat of 2013/14. That was an awesome Winter.

Slim

On my walks over the weekend it has become very clear that the Grand Rapids area is now in the peak of the fall color. And in looking at past pictures on my phone I can say that the peak color is earlier then the past 3 Octobers. Last year the peak did not arrive here until the week of October 23 and in 2018 it was not until the week of October 26th and I have pictures of snow on the ground on October 31 2017 with leaves still on the trees. At this time it is cloudy and… Read more »

INDY
INDY

Great headlines today already throwing the now down to a couple warm weather fanatics that are left into a cool spin and don’t know how to recover from it lol very confusing I see posting about our past ohhhh boy…Moving forward Yes our cool Fall weather continues looking ahead maybe some Winter weather around here coming sooner then we think lots of Winter weather talk this morning from our locals for this coming weekend around the Great lakes great Scotty and Yesterdays ride north where you don’t even haft to go far now was a beautiful sight we are definitely… Read more »

Slim

We went to Houghton Lake on Friday. And while the color was very good from 131 up to M 55 and even east to Lake City area. In the Houghton Lake area while there was some good color it also looked like the cold had made some of the leaves brown.
Slim

Mookie
Mookie

It’s been a great 6 or 7 months of weather! Mild with tons of sun.

We now enter a month or two of transition weather before we see about 3 months of winter.

Barry in Zeeland
Barry in Zeeland

Downhill from here, but if we stay in the same pattern as the past few years it will soon be back uphill during December.