Some Long Range Models

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I run several models in the morning from the College of DuPage Weather Lab, the NAM (North American Mesoscale Forecast System), GFS (Global Forecast System), ECMWF (European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts), HRRR (High Resolution Rapid Refresh which I use … Continued

Slight Chance of Rain

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First off, thanks for the birthday wishes yesterday – we went to The Club Car Grille in Alamo for dinner – good food and fast service.  I turned 62 and looking forward to an early retirement in the next year … 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


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Looking at the radar and Futurecast we are go to see some wet stuff falling from the sky today is southern Michigan.  Like I said yesterday we have seen only a tenth of an inch or so since mid July. … Continued

Cooler and Wetter Period on Tap

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Here are are into August already – the transition period into fall.  Below are the GFS outlooks for the next several days (through next Tuesday).  We should see a period of cooler and wetter than normal weather.  Hopefully we should … Continued

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