Low pressure now north of S. Ste. Marie will continue to give us scattered, mostly light showers and winds will shift to the west and increase. Check out the regional radar and the visible satellite loop (daytime). Mid-upper 40s for most of us this PM and through the midweek.
Also: Here’s a nice wrap on Science Olympiad at GVSU – I am co-chair for Meteorology and I also pass out medals at the ceremony that follows the competition. While many schools excel in Science Olympiad – a special salute to Grand Haven Public Schools for their consistent, awesome performance year-after year.
Magnitude-6.8 #earthquake strikes east of Taiwan – some injuries, no significant tsunami. Saturday’s wildfire near LA caused by unattended cooking fire. Hurricane activity in the North Atlantic rose from 1970 to 2005 (Katrina and Rita that year), but has decreased since 2005. Over 17,000 MS customers and 11,800 LA customers without power after storms. 3″ long hail in Scottsburo AL. Significant snowstorm north of Lake Superior. Accu-Weather’s “Waves of Cold” is aimed toward Flint.
Here’s Grand Rapids radar and Northern Michigan radar, NAM model 3-day snowfall forecast and GFS model 5-day snowfall forecast. Storm Total Snowfall will show the heaviest snow and Milwaukee looping radar. Regional radar and the Updated GRR NWS Short Term Discussion. More links: Northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar, Detroit radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s College of DuPage Radar Map (pick any radar in the U.S.), College of DuPage Grand Rapids radar, the West Michigan Lightning Tracker, National Lightning Tracker, the local warning/advisory map and the National warning/watch/advisory map, a surface weather map. You can checkout the latest Grand Rapids NWS discussion, the Northern Indiana NWS discussion (includes the Michigan Counties that border Indiana), the discussion for Northern Lower Michigan, and Eastern Lower Michigan. Here’s the Spyglass Condos Weather Station the S. Haven GLERL station, the Muskegon GLERL station, the Grand Haven Steelheaders webcam and weather station, and the weather station at Holland State Park. Check out the Maranatha Webcam at Lake Michigan and links to webcams. Here’s the infrared satellite loop (night) and the visible satellite loop (daytime), Lake Michigan water temperatures (summer). Here’s recent storm reports from SW Michigan, Northern Michigan, NE Illinois, SE. Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and E. Michigan. Check out the wind and wave height at the South Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the North Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the buoy at Big Sable Point near Ludington and the weather station on the beach at St. Joseph. Here’s Michigan wind gusts from MesoWest, data from the MAWN agricultural weather stations and Weather Underground (data at the bottom from private weather stations). Here’s the Consumers Energy Power Outage Map, Here’s www.instantweathermaps.com.