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  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 9/30/14)
    October Starts On A Wet Note
    Tuesday was a two-fer; we had morning clouds giving way to sunshine by mid-morning while clouds moved back in by the afternoon thanks to a backdoor cold front. At Philadelphia International Airport the high reached 79 at 3:30pm after a morning low...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 9/29/14)
    Overcast With Light Rain For Tuesday
    Monday was more reminiscent of a late September day; despite the cloudiness and even some light rain in the late afternoon as a short wave was pushing northeastward we reached a high of 76 at Philadelphia International Airport. There was a trace...
  • Attendance at last month's Dearborn Homecoming appeared up from previous year
    Attendance at last month's Dearborn Homecoming appeared up from previous year
    The turnout at the Dearborn Homecoming 2014 appeared to be up from previous attendance, according to preliminary review of the event.According to EmmaJean Woodyard, executive director of the Dearborn Community Fund (which partners with the city of...
  • Ongoing heavy rainfall in southwest Florida - September 2014
    Southwest Florida surrenders to ongoing heavy rainfall
    Collier County, FL, Naples and surrounding areas are waterlogged! Atop August’s foot of rainfall across the area, another foot has already fallen in some parts of the county so far during September. The area from Pine Ridge Boulevard to...
  • Extremes in wet and dry weather across many scales
    Extremes in wet and dry weather across many scales
    A look at the National Drought Monitor for Sept. 23, 2014 (issued on Sept. 25, 2014) shows that the western and southwestern United States drought continues (Fig. 1). At the same time that this map was being released, heavy rains had and were...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 9/24/14)
    Heavy Rain, Wind Thursday
    Wednesday was a mostly cloudy day with a gusty easterly(onshore) wind through the day; amazing it still felt quite good and we were seasonable for late September! After a morning low of 55 at Philadelphia International Airport we reached a high of...
  • Sunday Forecast
    Warm start with a cool finish this weekend
    After several days of fairly chilly weather, Mother Nature is giving us a nice return to late summer today! Highs are heading for the lower 80s under partly cloudy skies. Strong southwest winds are bringing in moisture causing the dew point to...
  • Severe Thunderstorms
    Strong to severe storms, mainly south
    An approaching cold front will bring thunderstorms and heavy rain to West Michigan. The Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk for severe weather across most of Southwest Lower Michigan for Saturday and Saturday night. Damaging wind and large...
  • Almanac
    September snow, a shipwreck and a tornado
    September snow, a shipwreck 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 September 20.1907 - The wood, bulk freight Alex. Nimick,...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 9/12/14)
    A Soggy Saturday, But A Sun-Filled Sunday
    The average high at Philadelphia International Airport now is 80 while the average low is 62; we were pretty much in that ballpark for your Friday with a low of 63 and decreasing clouds as a cold front pushed through. The high reached 78 with a...
  • It's a rainway show on 'Project Runway'
    Do rain on our parade on 'Project Runway'
    Remember the 1980s hit song “It’s Raining Men”? On “Project Runway” Thursday night, on the Lifetime channel, it was literally raining avant garde fashion on the runway. They even had a special location for this...
  • Almanac
    Dust bowl heat, a disaster declaration and a wrecked schooner
    Dust bowl heat, a disaster declaration and a wrecked schooner 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...
  • Heat and Lightning
    A few severe storms and more heavy rain to end the week
    A warm front moving across Southwest Lower Michigan today will produce a few thunderstorms. The Storm Prediction Center has a slight risk for severe storms across a part of West Michigan. Any storms that develop or push into West Michigan could...
  • Almanac
    Thunderstorms, record heat and heavy rain
    Thunderstorms, record heat and heavy rain 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 21.1955 – This was a hot day across the state...
  • Almanac
    Heavy rain, shipwrecks, record cold, and a tornado
    Heavy rain, shipwrecks, record cold, 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 August 20.1887 - The wood fish tug, A. Booth was on...