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  • 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
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners
    A steamy fall day, record snow and wrecked schooners 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 19.1885 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Japan,...
  • Almanac
    Killer tornadoes, shipwrecks and record snow
    Killer tornadoes, shipwrecks and record snow 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 October 18.1834 - One of...
  • Snowshoe Lake
    Cold and snow on Pikes Peak portend a great snowshoeing season
    Last week's wicked rainstorms and Monday's cold wet snow in the Pikes Peak high country have left a heavy blanket of snow on the north face of the peak. It won't be long before it will be time to get out the winter gear and begin...
  • Almanac
    Snow showers, shipwrecks, and record heat
    Snow showers, shipwrecks, and record heat 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 17.1892 - The wood schooner J.E. Gilmore, ran aground...
  • Almanac
    Slushy snow, high waves, and strong wind
    Slushy snow, high waves, and strong wind 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 16.1877 - The wood tug and yacht Minnie F. Sutton had...
  • Almanac
    Lost in fog, an early season snowstorm and record heat
    Lost in fog, an early season snowstorm and record heat 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 12.1871 - The wood schooner, 2-mast...
  • Almanac
    Stranded in a gale, record temperatures, and flurries
    Stranded in a gale, record temperatures, and flurries 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 9.1870 - The wood schooner Bermuda, while...
  • Almanac
    Earliest measurable snowfall, a burning ship and strong wind
    Earliest measurable snowfall, a burning ship and strong wind 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 7.1897 - The wooden schooner 3...
  • Almanac
    Strong wind, wrecked schooners, and snowflakes
    Strong wind, wrecked schooners, and snowflakes 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 October 4.1903 - The...
  • Almanac
    Frigid temperatures, snowflakes and several shipwrecks
    Frigid temperatures, snowflakes and several shipwrecks 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 1.1843 - The wooden brig Albany,...
  • October
    October 2014 weather preview for Grand Rapids
    With the cooler days and diminishing daylight the rich colors of fall highlight this month. Snow becomes more frequent as the month concludes. The typical high temperature cools from 66° on the 1st to 55° by the 31st. Low temperatures have...
  • Almanac
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts
    Snowflakes, shipwrecks, record heat and waterspouts 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 29.1869 - The wood scow-schooner, 2-mast...
  • Almanac
    Blinded by forest fire smoke, a microburst, and flying snowflakes
    Blinded by forest fire smoke, a microburst, and flying snowflakes 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...
  • New NWS forecast zones splitting counties in Maryland
    New NWS forecast zones for winter will improve warnings and expectations
    On December 3rd , 2014 at 8 AM the National Weather Service will be implementing a change to how they are breaking down regions in central Maryland that will improve the expectation for winter weather. This will be more dramatic for some than...