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  • Almanac
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners 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 October 19.1885 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Japan,...
  • Almanac
    Snow showers, shipwrecks, and record heat
    Snow showers, shipwrecks, and record heat 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 October 17.1892 - The wood schooner J.E. Gilmore, ran aground...
  • LeBron in Rio
    Lapse of memory for LeBron?
    What would Sigmund Freud say?LeBron James moved back to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA’s offseason, but apparently he didn’t have quite all the memories of the past four years with the Miami Heat out of his system when the Cavs and...
  • Almanac
    Lost in fog, an early season snowstorm and record heat
    Lost in fog, an early season snowstorm and record heat 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 October 12.1871 - The wood schooner, 2-mast...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, wind damage, and an early season snowstorm
    Record heat, wind damage, and an early season snowstorm 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 October 10.1879 - Southwest Lower Michigan is...
  • Almanac
    Earliest measurable snowfall, a burning ship and strong wind
    Earliest measurable snowfall, a burning ship and strong wind 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 October 7.1897 - The wooden schooner 3...
  • Almanac
    Record temperatures, a squall line and wrecked by a blizzard
    Record temperatures, a squall line and wrecked by a blizzard 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 October 6.1906 - The wood schooner-barge,...
  • Almanac
    Strong wind, wrecked schooners, and snowflakes
    Strong wind, wrecked schooners, and snowflakes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on October 4.1903 - The...
  • 90 degree days
    A Grand Rapids 1951 temperature record tied
    Grand Rapids has not observed a 90 degree day this year. Our warmest temperature this year occurred on July 22, with a high of 89 degrees. There’s only one other year when Grand Rapids NEVER saw a 90 degree day. That year is 1951. I found...
  • Almanac
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts 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 September 29.1869 - The wood scow-schooner, 2-mast...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, wet snow, and a sinking schooner
    Record heat, wet snow, and a sinking schooner 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 September 26.1872 - The wood scow-schooner, 2-mast You...
  • Almanac
    Shipwrecks, tornadoes, and record heat
    Shipwrecks, tornadoes, and record heat 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 September 18.1856 - Wood brig, 2-mast Sandusky, while carrying...
  • Almanac
    Wrecked schooners, tornadoes and a record cool day
    Wrecked schooners, tornadoes and a record cool day 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 September 17.1859 - The wood schooner Island Queen,...
  • Almanac
    A swarm of tornadoes, floundering ships and dead cows
    A swarm of tornadoes, floundering ships and dead cows 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 September 16.1886 - A swarm of tornadoes hits...
  • Almanac
    Large hail, shipwrecks and a heat wave peaks
    Large hail, shipwrecks and record heat 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 September 15.1886 - The wood schooner F.J. King, while carrying...