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  • Almanac
    A tornado, twenty foot waves and a schooner crew hailing an ore train
    A tornado, twenty foot waves and a schooner crew hailing an ore train 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 23.1873 - The wood, bulk...
  • Almanac
    Shipwrecks, wildfires, and cold air
    Shipwrecks, wildfires, and cold air 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 20.1868 - The wood schooner, 3-mast Hattie Johnson, while...
  • Almanac
    Large hail, record heat and colliding ships
    Large hail, record heat and colliding ships 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 6.1869 - The wood schooner...
  • Almanac
    Flooding at the fur trading post, an arctic outbreak and heavy snow
    Flooding at the fur trading post, an arctic outbreak and heavy snow 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 February 4.1838 - An ice jam on the...
  • Almanac
    Thunderstorms, a blizzard and strong wind
    Thunderstorms, a blizzard and strong wind 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 January 2.1876 - Record...
  • Almanac
    Severe thunderstorms, feet of snow and low pressure records t
    Severe thunderstorms, feet of snow and low pressure records 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 26.1869 - Several inches of snow...
  • Almanac
    Record heat, freezing temperatures and severe Thunderstorms
    Record heat, freezing temperatures and severe thunderstorms 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 August 13...
  • Wreath
    Why do we hang a wreath on our door?
    Why do we hang a wreath on our door? Some are simple, some are homemade, some are elaborate and some are quite glamorous. Nevertheless, on almost every door and fencepost at this time of the year hangs a wreath. They can be seen everywhere: from...