Happy 4th of July

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We spent the day at Gun Lake yesterday with most of the kids and grand-kids (not at Gun Lake Debs). The photo to the left is an aerial view of Gun Lake Gun Lake is the largest southwest Michigan inland … Continued

The Great Blue Norther

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This is a continuation of my series of Historical Weather Events. The Great Blue Norther of November 11, 1911 “If you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes…” The meaning of this often-quoted statement, credited to Will Rogers, is well … Continued

1869 Saxby Gale

The Saxby Gale was the name given to a tropical cyclone which struck eastern Canada’s Bay of Fundy region on the night of October 4–5, 1869. The storm was named for Lieutenant Stephen Martin Saxby, a naval instructor who, based … Continued

Space Weather

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Today’s educational topic is space weather.  The NWS/NOAA has a Space Weather Prediction Center which tracks events beyond our atmosphere and how it impacts things down here on Earth.  To often we concern ourselves with what is going on at … Continued

On Reading Books

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It appears we will be having another rather boring week of weather – we should remain dry with plenty of sunshine right through the 4th of July weekend.  There is a ‘slight’ possibility of rain today north of GRR and … Continued

Hot and Dry Month

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The displays above are live weather displays from the PWS network I will include these in my daily weather reports. We have had five days in June where we have hit 90° in GR and a couple more at 89.  … Continued

Rain for Sunday?

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  The displays above are live weather displays from the PWS network I will include these in my daily weather reports. I would like to thank Slim for his weather history posts – he spends a lot of time digging … Continued

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