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  • 7-Day Dec 17th
    Cold air returns as weather pattern turns stormy
    A cold front moved through the area early Tuesday morning bringing heavy rain and even a few flashes of lightning. Temperatures have dropped into the lower 30s behind the front. Low level moisture will hang tough through the day on Wednesday...
  • Almanac
    Record rain, a grounded cargo vessel and heavy snow
    Record rain, a grounded cargo vessel 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 December 15.1922 - The wood, tug and cargo vessel...
  • Grand Rapids Clouds
    Remaining mild into Christmas
    Temperatures for the next couple of weeks should remain near to above average. We typically observe temperatures in the low to mid-20s for lows and low to mid-30s for highs. On Sunday temperatures may flirt with 50°, which is a full 15 degrees...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 12/7/14)
    Increasing Clouds, Breezy Monday Ahead Of Coastal Low
    Sunday was your average early December day, but it was one windy day! At Philadelphia International Airport the low was 36 with even some leftover light showers(just amounting to a trace). The wind gusting out of the north between 20-30mph made...
  • Weekend QPF Forecast
    Heavy Rain Saturday Afternoon & Lasting Through The Evening
    Friday was a cool, but seasonable December day; there was clouds and even some light rain in the afternoon as a warm front was approaching from the southwest. After a low of 36 at Philadelphia International Airport we reached a high of 46 with a...
  • 7-Day Forecast
    Wet start to the weekend
    A slug of moisture is moving through the Ohio Valley courtesy of an area of low pressure today. This will continue to bring cloudy and wet conditions through Saturday morning. In fact, storm total rainfall through lunch time Saturday could range...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 12/2/14)
    Rain Overnight(sleet, freezing rain N&W); Milder For Wednesday
    Tuesday was more like the colder days we've felt already this year; at Philadelphia International Airport the low was 36 with some sleet this morning while the afternoon high was just 42! Mind you that the average high is 49 while the average...
  • A big rig
    Big rig's cab hanging over a freeway: Be safe while driving in the rain
    Today, a big rig was in a collision with a black Nissan Sentra. According to CBS, the Nissan was traveling on the 91 West transition road to the 55 South. According to ABC, the big rig was traveling on the 91 East. At some point, a collision...
  • Raindrops on flowers
    Learn to love the rain; how to cut the cord linking rain to depression
    Rain and depression have an interesting relationship, with diagnoses like Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) working to identify the cause and effect between dark and stormy weather and dark and stormy moods. Even more interesting is Mayo Clinic...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 12/1/14)
    Cooler Tuesday; Wintry Mix North & West
    Monday felt more like the first day of May rather than the first day of December! At Philadelphia International Airport the low was 49....which is just one degree shy of our average daily high! The only way to go was up and we reached 65 in the...
  • Surface weather map for late on Dec. 2, 2014
    California rain and snow is here and more is coming
    California remains locked in drought. As of last week, fully one-third of the state was categorized as having a severe to exceptional drought (Fig. 1). However, some relief has already arrived and more is on the way. Two storm systems are...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 11/25/14)
    Some Rain, Some Snow....Makes For A Sloppy Thanksgiving Eve
    After a warm Monday we backed that up Tuesday....well, in the morning at least; we were still at 68 shortly after Midnight, but once that cold front pushed on through we settled into the middle 50s through the remainder of the afternoon. Clouds...
  • Wind and Winter Weather Advisory
    Snow, wind and minor flooding for West Michigan
    Rain over the weekend melted the record November snowfall across West Michigan. From the Grand Rapids National Weather Service, “widespread rainfall amounts of 1.00 to 1.50 inch have already occurred and up to another 0.50 inch is still...
  • psa crash
    Five Tragic Moments in San Diego History
    This list is not meant to be all encompassing or to invalidate other events that made local or National headlines. Loss of life and material destruction are not trivial events. The purpose of this article is to remember the past as to gain...
  • Water Vapor Imagery(evening of 11/21/14)
    A Very Cold Overnight, But Temperatures Start To Trend Warmer This Weekend
    It's been a roller coaster of a week temperature-wise; for most of the week afternoon highs were just around the freezing mark while Thursday we reached 50 degrees! Of course on Friday at Philadelphia International Airport the high was just 37...