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  • National watch/warning map - evening of Nov. 14, 2014
    Low dew point temperatures often mean low temperatures
    Last evening, very low dew point temperatures (below to well below 32 degrees F) were observed over most of the United States east of the Rockies, except for all of the Florida peninsula and coastal areas of South Carolina and Georgia (Fig. 1)....
  • Thursday
    Cool mornings with sunny skies to end the week
    A Frost Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. on Thursday morning. Clearing skies tonight will allow for temperatures to drop into the middle and upper 30s especially west of town. The best chance for frost will be near and west of Cincinnati. This...
  • Frosty
    A few freezing temperatures Friday morning
    It was a frosty morning to end the week across part of Michigan as temperatures tumbled into the upper 20s and lower 30s.For Grand Rapids the morning low temperature was just above freezing with 34°, making this the coolest morning since May...
  • Almanac
    Shipwrecks, scattered frost, and tornadoes
    Shipwrecks, scattered frost, and tornadoes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 30.1873 - The wooden schooner, 3-mast Cambridge,...
  • Heavy Rain Cold
    Showers followed by frost for part West Michigan
    Much cooler air is filtering into West Michigan behind a cold front. This front should hang just to the south and east of the state for Wednesday and Thursday. Waves of energy will slide along the front with the heaviest rain for the southeast...
  • Mother's Day
    A comfortable Mother’s Days for Grand Rapids but frost still looms
    Mother’s Day officially began in 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson made Mother's Day a national holiday held each year on the second Sunday of May. Mother’s Day can be as early as the eighth or as late as the fourteenth of May...
  • Wednesday
    Frosty Wednesday morning
    Were you out early enough to catch the morning snow today? We picked up anywhere from a dusting to just under an inch depending on where you are in Columbus. It was a bitter reminder that it can still snow even in the month of April. Temperatures...
  • Diet Coke Frost Cherry Slurpees now available
    Diet Coke Frost Cherry Slurpees now available
    7-Eleven stores now offer a diet slurpee product to consumers looking for a lower calorie treat, according to USA Today on Feb. 26, 2014. The Diet Coke Cherry frozen beverage is under the Slurpee brand name for now, but only temporarily.The name...
  • Freeze Warning and Frost Advisory
    Freezing temperatures and frost for part of West Michigan
    The first significant cold air of the season is likely overnight tonight. A clear sky with a very light wind will create perfect conditions for frost and freezing temperatures.The Grand Rapids National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning...
  • Goldenrod in Bloom
    Chicago frost dates
    Chicago gardeners, how long can we grow plants before frost ends the growing season? The answer is until the first hard freeze, about two and a half months away. We can expect the first frost between Oct. 11 and Oct. 24. A hard freeze can be...
  • Almanac
    A frosty morning, tornadoes and a heavy downpou
    A frosty morning, tornadoes and a heavy downpour top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on July 15.1863 - It was a frosty morning with temperatures...
  • Frosty Vegetation
    Frost Advisory affected Chicago's golfers
    On May 13, 2013 at sunrise (5:32 a.m.), Jack Frost (incarnate) may have affected Chicago’s golfers and golf courses’ management by playing on courses that had not yet opened. However, this is unlikely, or is it? (There are double 13s...
  • 7-day forecast
    Big warm up on the way
    Are you tired of the cold yet? It is the day after Mother’s Day and nearly all of Ohio was under a frost advisory or freeze warning this morning! If you are sick of the cold, there is some very good news in this weather forecast...
  • Much Cooler Air Arrives
    Springfield weather: Drier and much cooler early this week
    Early last week we wrote about the big changes ahead as we would transition from a dry period to a more unsettled period of weather. Mother’s Day will see the end of the unsettled weather as we now transition into a dry and cool pattern...
  • WA_TX_LOWS_JAN_17
    Weather Forecast For Houston, Texas and vicinity, Wednesday, January 16, 2013
    DiscussionOne of the worst types of weather to occur when stricken with influenza is "cold and damp". As I write this outlook, this is one of the few times in my life when I did not relish the chance for "real winter weather"....