Significant Snow in Parts of the Great Lakes

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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

Anniversary of 1994 Record Cold Outbreak

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Do you remember when temperatures dropped so cold that the house cracked and lights shattered? It’s the 24th anniversary of a very impressive weather event- the 1994 record cold outbreak. Temperatures plummeted to -53 degrees in Amasa, MI. It was Chicago’s coldest week on record. Dozens of people passed away due to hypothermia. The image above shows the widespread nature … Read More

Big Winter Storm Coming This Weekend?

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Could a big snowstorm be heading to the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes? Will Ohio and Michigan see several inches of widespread snow or are these just social media “rumors”? The computer forecast models have gradually came into pretty good agreement now four days out on a potent winter storm that will form somewhere between the Oklahoma Panhandle to the … 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

Much Cooler Temps For Holiday Weekend

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As what was Hurricane Harvey continues to drop inches upon inches of rain on Southeast Texas we sit in a pretty tranquil weather pattern here across the Great Lakes. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the folks right now in Texas for this absolute tragedy. We are getting ready for the so called end of summer party here … Read More

What You Should Know About The Perseid Meteor Shower

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If you like astronomy and cool sights in the sky then you will definitely want to look up tonight. The Perseid meteor shower will be at its peak tonight and will be visible across much of the northern hemisphere. August is known as ‘meteor month’ because of the multiple shows the caused by outer space rocks streaking through the outer … Read More

Another Severe Harmful Algae Bloom Likely To Impact Lake Erie in 2017

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Severe Harmful Algae Bloom Likely for Lake Erie Based on early forecasts by NOAA, conditions look likely for there to be a harmful algae bloom along West Lake Erie. The NOAA scientists are forecasting that the algae bloom will most likely exceed the severity of the last year. This boom in algae is caused by excess phosphorous in the water provided by the … Read More

Heat Continues To March On

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As the United States is seeing all kinds of weather from severe weather across the High Plains tonight to the Great Lakes the next couple of days. The real feel of summer is now here and looks to stay for about a week until thankfully by next week we see some relief from the heat. As we move into the … Read More