Mothers Day

  With tomorrow being Mother’s Day I thought I would look at what the weather was like here in Grand Rapids on Mother’s Day over the last 26 years. In the United States Mother’s day is observed on the second … Continued

April snow

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    While most of our area missed out on a lot of snow this past Wednesday/Thursday (if it would have been colder to start we might have had a lot of snow) but there have been Aprils in the … Continued

April Fools!

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Here is the NWS weather history for west Michigan for. April 1 1923: Winter persists into April as temperatures fall to a record cold 8 degrees at Lansing and 9 degrees at Muskegon. (14° at Grand Rapids) 1970: An April … Continued

9th Warmest on Record.

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  The winter of 2016/17 was the eight warmest on record in Grand Rapids. With the winters of 2015/16, 2011/12, 2001/02, 1997/98, 1982/83, 1931/32,1920/21 and 1918/19 being warmer. The past winter was the 8 warmest in Detroit and Flint and … Continued

March 2012 and high winds

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  Just a reminder we change the time tomorrow morning. So don’t forget to “spring” ahead one hour. It is called Daylight Savings Time. But the way it is now set up it should be called “standard” time and the … Continued

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