Warm thru Thanksgiving DayNovember 19th, 2012 at 3:04 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Nice sunset pic. from “bblooyenga” at ReportIt. Click here for full screen. Today(Mon.) is the fourth day in a row that temperatures will reach the mid 50s (average high now mid 40s). Through Sunday, Grand Rapids is 1.7 degrees colder than average for November, but that should be erased by the warmth this week. The NAM (Caribou) gives G.R. highs 53 Tues. and 58 on Weds. It prints out 0.12″ of rain tonight into Tues. AM. The European model has 0.19″ of rain Monday night and another 0.08″ with the cold front Thurs. night. The cold air pours in starting Friday. The European would probably keep temperatures in the upper 30s over the weekend with 1/2″ of snow for G.R. and an inch for Holland. The heaviest snow may fall south of Holland along the lake with a stiff northwest wind bringing cold air over the warmer waters of Lake Michigan. The 0.33″ of rain so far this month in G.R. is quite a comedown from the 6.32″ of rain we had in October.
Also: Check out the pictures and video of 2 giant explosions on the sun on Friday. The explosion was not aimed at the Earth, so disruption of communications and a chance to once again see the Northern Lakes is not likely. If you really like snow..check out the monster snow amounts for the Cascades in Washington. They could see over 6 FEET of snow on Mt. Rainier! And here’s the huge waterspout off Bateman’s Bay, Australia. Here’s some pretty good pics. and video of the storms in SE Queensland. Video here and here. Also, the models trending cool for early Dec. Flooding in Scotland.