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

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

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

Fire in the sky

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While Hurricane Irma heads towards Florida let’s hope and pray that ever one in Florida stays safe. You can replace possessions but your life and the life of your family you cannot replace. This week I will take a look … Continued

Marquette Heat Waves

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      We are now almost half way thru August 2017 and daylight is now becoming noticeably shorter and more likely than not we have already seen the hottest days of this summer. When we think of the UP … Continued


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At Grand Rapids we ended July with the mean temperature right at average! There was only one day of 90° or better and only 10 days of 85° or better, But it was rather dry as only 1.12” of rain … Continued

Here Comes August!!!

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Here comes August   Well July is now almost over and one can ask where has summer gone? So far this summer here in Grand Rapids it has been a rather typical Michigan summer. That means not too hot, enough … Continued

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