Thursday PMFebruary 20th, 2013 at 8:01 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
Mostly cloudy and cool this PM. Light snow will develop later tonight and it may switch over to a period of freezing drizzle. Watch for slick spots on the roads tomorrow (Friday). Snow showers with a dusting to an inch for Saturday. There was an unconfirmed report of 30″ of new snow near Shingleton in the U.P., with 6-8 foot drifts near Wetmore. Kalamazoo (WMU) has now topped 50″ for the season. Check out the snowman at Twin Lakes – half buried by snow!
Temperature difference from Feb. 1-20, 2013 to Feb. 1-20, 2012: Grand Rapids -8.0 deg., Minneapolis -11.3, New York City -7.4, Salt Lake City -8.0, Washington DC -5.3, Los Angeles -1.0, Atlanta -3.0, Orlando -3.1, Chicago -7.7, Boston -6.5.
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.