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

Drought?

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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

1863???

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1863??? Here is the past weather history from the GRR NWS office for July 15th July 15 1863: It was a frosty morning with temperatures falling to the 30s across much of Michigan. The low of 31 degrees is the … Continued

The lack of power!

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I was originally going to call this  post “The Great Heat Wave of 1936” but the thunderstorms that rolled thru early Friday changed that somewhat. It amazes me on just how dependent we have become on the power grid. If … Continued

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