Moving to New Site

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I am beginning to move the blog to the new site – you can go there now to get moderated so you can post your comments – still some things to do with the side bar and other minor tweakings.  … Continued

Florida hurricane history

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With the recent batch of Hurricanes this year lets take a look at one state that over the last 100 years has seen the most tropical storms and hurricanes. More storms hit Florida than any other U.S. state. and since … Continued

Hot Air Continues

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A large area east of Grand Rapids saw rain before sunset yesterday – also from Kalamazoo to near Plainwell saw a setup of persistent rain for a couple hours.  I was out trying to water some of the plants around … Continued

Tropical Airmass

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First off thanks to Slim for filling in for me, very much appreciated.  Also hats off to the Plainwell EMS, Borgess Pipp and Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo.  Great crews there of doctors and nurses – and of course the Water … Continued

Record Heat???

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First off Michael. Take care. Prayers for you & your family. It looks like the rest of this week will be on the very warm (hot for late September) side. We are looking at a chance of highs in the … Continued

Dry and Warm

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The Atlantic continues to be active with three named storms: Jose, Maria and Lee.  The expected tracks are below.  There are tropical storm watches along the coast from Delaware and Massachusetts from Jose. Hurricane Jose expected to produce life-threatening surf … Continued

Explanation of New Forecast Page

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Forecast models will be moving to the new site I am not providing them on the blog anymore.  The new forecast page is here.  Still maintaining the tabbed format as before with more features including NAM models. Each item on … Continued

The Flood of 1986

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   Vassar September, is generally a transition month between summer and fall, and brings a taming of the summer heat and thunderstorms. Normal rainfall amounts drop off from the summer maximum and the weather, more often than not, goes into … Continued

Dense Fog Advisory

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There is a dense fog advisory for most of the state until 9am – not to bad down here in the valley at this time.  I had one of those I wish I had my smartphone out moments heading to … Continued

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