Memorial Day WeekendMay 25th, 2013 at 12:01 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
The timing on this is right with dry and pleasant conditions over Michigan for Friday to Sunday. The State Parks started taking beach water temperatures today: 54 Holland St. Park, 52 Saugatuck Oval Park, Mears St. Park, 50 Muskegon St. Park, 49 Hoffmaster St. Park and 48 at Grand Haven St. Park. The south Lake Michigan buoy shows a water temperature of 41.7 this Sat. AM and the north Lake Michigan buoy shows 37.8. Check out the Lake Michgan webcams at Holland, Grand Haven and Muskegon. The overnight European model shows 0.48″ of rain Monday night into early Tuesday and anotehr 0.43″ Tues. night with a chance of a shower on Friday.
Cold air to our east brought a freeze into parts of Ohio and W. Virginia. Early Sat. AM, Wheeling WV dipped to 31, breaking their daily record low temperature by 10 degrees. Zanesville OH was also 31, breaking the daily record of 37. These chilly high temperatures on Saturday were impressive: 44 Caribou ME, 45 Burlington VT, 48 Hartford CT, 50 Dubuque IA and Grand Marais MN, 51 Moline IL, 54 Boston, 56 New York City.