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  • Almanac July 30, 2015
    Crop damage, falling trees, and a derecho
    Crop damage, falling trees, and a derecho 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 July 30.1913 - Offshore...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of  7/29/15)
    Excessive Heat Warning Continues; Afternoon T-Storms Possible Thursday
    Wednesday was another hot and humid day with sunshine, fair weather clouds, and a southwesterly wind; at Philly Airport the high reached 93(the heat index was in the upper 90s) after a very humid overnight low of 76.It will be another warm and...
  • Almanac 27 July 2015
    A shipwreck, tornadoes, lightning, and record heat
    A shipwreck, tornadoes, lightning, and record heat 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 July 27.1884 - The...
  • Here is a power blackout SOP for summer
    Here is a power blackout SOP for summer
    Here is a power blackout SOP for summerThis article discusses a possible SOP to help preppers cope with a lack of air conditioning when there is a power blackout on a hot summer day. Coping with heat is important because between 1992 and 2001...
  • Almanac 24 July 2015
    Extreme heat, a shipwreck and a severe thunderstorm
    Extreme heat, a shipwreck and a severe thunderstorm 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 July 24.1902 - The wood, bulk freight Henry J....
  • Escape the heat this summer
    Escape the heat this summer
    Temperatures are rising all around, and there are places to venture to for less than the price of lotion, charcoal and ribs. If you rather forgo the beach and grass scene, chances are that you will be seeing lots of that anyway. Museums can beat...
  • Almanac 23 July 2015
    Wind gusts, hailstones and a tornado
    Wind gusts, hailstones and a tornado 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 July 23.1883 - A half mile wide violent tornado killed three...
  • Lightning GR
    A few storms for Monday evening
    Another cold front headed toward the Great Lakes will kick off a few non severe thunderstorms Monday evening. The Storm Prediction Center keeps the risk for severe storms to our south for today. Temperatures today climb into the 80s with dewpoint...
  • Almanac 19 July 2015
    A shipwreck, record heat, grapefruit sized hail, and tornadoes
    A shipwreck, record heat, grapefruit sized hail, and tornadoes top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on July 19.1879 - The wood schooner Annie Coleman,...
  • Almanac 18 July 2015
    A weather related fatality, large hail, warm overnight lows, and a weak tornado
    A weather related fatality, large hail, warm overnight lows, and a weak tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on July 18.1942 – In Detroit...
  • heat stroke,dehydration,heat,hydration,water, hot weather
    How to avoid dehydration and heat stroke this summer.
    We’re Having a Heat Wave…AND Water is key.The human body is made up of mostly water. In fact, it is 90% water, and 70- 75% of your body weight is made up of water! Water is your body’s most important nutrient, because it is...
  • July Update
    July 2015 starts cool with one tornado
    The month of July is half over, and so far Grand Rapids has experienced below average temperatures and a lack of rainfall. The temperatures overall are significantly below average. So far, the average low temperature is 57.33° which is 4.63...
  • Almanac 17 July 2015
    Coolest July, deadly heat wave, snapped trees and hen egg sized hail
    Coolest July, deadly heat wave, snapped trees and hen egg sized hail top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here events that happened on July 17...
  • Exercise: Remain hydrated in the heat
    Exercise: Remain hydrated in the heat
    Daily exercise is important. People who exercise daily, tend to be healthier than people who have a sedentary lifestyle.Here are benefits of daily exercise: remain within your Body Mass Index (BMI) range, lose weight, lower cholesterol and LDL...
  • Almanac 13 July 2015
    A shipwreck, heat wave, tornadoes, and a derecho
    A shipwreck, heat wave, tornadoes, and a derecho top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here events that happened on July 13.1893 - The wood, bulk freight Smith Moore, while...
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