FridayFebruary 15th, 2013 at 12:03 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
8:45 PM – Just flurries for the most part this evening. We do expect the snow showers to increase a bit in intensity later tonight and during the day tomorrow as the core of the coldest air moves over Lower Michigan. For current Michigan weather observations and wind speeds, click here. Here’s NAM model snowfall thru 84 hours, the GFS snowfall thru 120 hours and the HPC snowfall predictions. Here’s WOOD-TV Interactive Radar, looping radar. Check out regional radar, GRR radar, northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s the College of DuPage Radar Map, the local warning/advisory map and the National warning/watch/advisory 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 WOOD lightning tracker and U.S. lightning, the Marantha 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. Here’s storm total precipitation for W. Michigan.
The contiguous U.S. had a 39.5% snow cover Thursday AM (2/14). This compares to a 10-year average on 2/14 of 42.3%. Snow cover varied from a high of 63.1% in 2010 to a low of 23.4% in 2005.