Significant Snow in Parts of the Great Lakes

Brian IveyMichigan, Ohio, USLeave a Comment

It’s been a very busy week in the weather department. Our next storm is moving along a stationary front into the Great Lakes. Parts of southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and NW Ohio will get hit hard with at least several inches. A corridor of Winter Storm Warnings are across the area where the heavy snow will fall. Unlike … Read More

Active Weather Pattern This Week

Brian IveyLower Mississippi Valley, Michigan, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Ohio Valley, USLeave a Comment

The overall weather pattern for this week will be active. Multiple low pressure areas (detailed below) will affect the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and into the Northeast US during the next several days. Various winter weather headlines are already in effect across the aforementioned areas. Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for portions of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan through late … Read More

Wild Weather: Lots of Ups & Downs, Anything Goes

Mark SpencerMichigan, Midwest, National, Ohio, Ohio Valley, US, Weather NewsLeave a Comment

Autumn is a transition season and we’re certainly struggling with the transition to winter.  We’ve talked in past articles about blocking and colder weather arriving just in time for Thanksgiving and that looks to hold true.  What’s not so certain is whether or not any snow will accompany that colder air around the busiest travel time of the year.   … Read More

Rain And Wind For Weekend

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Yep you read that right the chances of a large storm affecting Michigan are starting to look more likely going into this weekend with rain, wind and even snow on the backside. Looking over all the computer models right now there is some differences in how strong the storm will really be and placement of the low pressure.   Image … Read More

Lake Effect Snow 101

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As arctic air masses begin to visit the Midwest more often over the coming winter months, the chance for lake-effect snow increases for residents along the Great Lakes.  Lake-effect snow can turn a bright and sunny day into a near white-out conditions in an instant, dumping snow on the order of feet.  But how does lake-effect snow form, and why … Read More

Severe Weather Threat for Much of the Midwest Tomorrow

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Summary The Storm Prediction Center has issued a convective outlook for tomorrow, November 5th, 2017. This outlook shows the potential for quite a wide area being impacted by possible severe weather. “Severe thunderstorms, capable of large hail, damaging winds, and a couple tornadoes, will be possible from parts of the mid Mississippi Valley eastward to the lower Great Lakes Sunday … Read More

Trick Or Treat Forecast For Michigan

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Good Morning and Happy Halloween everyone! Of course we have had a pretty mild October and when we would really like it mild the most it os going to be down right chilly! Let’s now get into a zone by zone forecast for the state on what to expect tonight as you venture out!   Upper Peninsula: Many of you … Read More

Cold Air Allows For Early Snow In Upper Midwest

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There have been many warm days across much of the Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and East this autumn. A pattern change is taking hold. This will allow for multiple cold air intrusions and a few weather systems passing by. It will likely be cold enough for the first accumulating snow of the season. Where? For some areas of the Upper … Read More

Warm Week Ahead Cool Down Coming

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Well another dry and warm week will be in place after this quick shot of cool air for may across the Great Lakes as last weekend many across Western Michigan saw heavy rainfall that actually cancelled Western Michigan’s Homecoming game against Akron until Sunday due to the heavy rainfall. Thankfully we have dried out from that storm system and we … Read More