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  • Almanac
    Extreme heat, dense fog and a severe thunderstorm
    Extreme heat, dense fog 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....
  • Lightning Strike Risks
    Lightning safety tips: Indoor lightning risks when a storm strikes
    Severe weather can include lightning during a thunder storm, but many people do not realize that lightning is a risk for them indoors just as it is for those on the outside a building or home structure during such a weather condition.On June 29...
  • Lightning up the night sky
    Lightning show overnight June 18: Top 5 photos and video
    After just missing the record high in Baltimore on June 18th with a daily high temperature of 96F, the leftover heat produced a vigorous thunderstorm right around Baltimore. This was well ahead of our next cold front, and actually well ahead of a...
  • Lightning strikes Panola County's E-911 Dispatch Center; 2 injured
    Lightning strikes Panola County's E-911 Dispatch Center; 2 injured
    The one place tasked to relay emergency help to those in need was suddenly in the need of assistance themselves after a vicious lightning strike with storms in northern Mississippi on Monday.The Panolian reported two of three dispatchers on duty...
  • Memorial Day
    Grand Rapids 2014 Memorial Day weather
    Memorial Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1868 when it was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868, when...
  • Robert Black Golf Course-Soggy Cart Path
    Thunderstorm slam is more powerful than grand slams
    At approximately 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, 2014, thunderstorms again slammed into Chicago-land. (Chicago-land includes all of Cook County.) This thunderstorm was more powerful than grand slams.A grand slam is where a baseball hitter hits a home...
  • Almanac
    The hard-luck boat, snow, record heat and a flipped airplane
    The hard-luck boat, snow, record heat and a flipped airplane top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the weather events that happened on May 3.1905 - The wood, bulk...
  • Green on the weather maps for St. Patrick’s Day
    Green on the weather maps for St. Patrick’s Day
    It’s St. Patrick’s Day (link) and everyone wants to be “wearin’ the green.” So, too, it seems, do weather maps. Florida’s weather maps from yesterday and today have far too much green on them. In weather circles...
  • Rainbow over the snow
    Rainbow over the snow: All seasons of weather in one day capped with beauty
    Have you heard of the expression ‘if you don’t like the weather, just wait 15 minutes? Well, yesterday was the closest we came to really living up to it. ALL DAY LONG! BWI ranged from 27°F to 57°F, which may not jump out on it...
  • Almanac
    A long thaw, thunderstorms and heavy snow
    A long thaw, thunderstorms 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 16.1875 - This marks the thirteenth day in a row of...
  • Heavy Rain for Saturday Afternon into Saturday Night
    From Snow To Freezing Rain To Thunderstorms?
    After a horrible episode of freezing rain this morning that led to numerous accidents we finally got above the freezing mark by noontime and it was just a plain old rain; overnight we are dealing with locally dense fog as warmer air works in from...
  • Almanac
    Deep snowdrifts, thunderstorms and bitter cold
    Deep snowdrifts, thunderstorms and bitter cold 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 December 27.1904 - There was a maximum temperature of 56...
  • Almanac
    Blowing and drifting snow, thunderstorms and arctic air
    Blowing and drifting snow, thunderstorms and arctic 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 December 6.1847 - The wood schooner Chippewa,...
  • Full Moon
    Full beaver moon Sunday morning
    A mostly cloudy sky and a few showers and thundershowers may obscure the view of the moon tonight. The full moon is actually Sunday morning at 10:17 AM EST.Every full moon is given a name. This one is the Full Beaver Moon.According to space.com --...
  • Cool and Wet
    Cool and slightly soggy weather headed for West Michigan
    A cold front will approach the Great Lakes on Tuesday. Along the front a few showers and thunderstorms are likely. Temperatures will also warm into the mid-60s. Behind the front cooler air settles into the area with highs tumbling into the low 50s...