Rain, Chance of ThunderOctober 24th, 2013 at 4:16 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
6:55 pm Rain is moving into SW Michigan with thundershowers in Berrien, S. Van Buren and NW Cass Counties. Most of this will be steady light to moderate rain. Rainfall amounts in many areas will be over an inch from tonight thru Saturday. Temperatures stay warm tonight and tomorrow, with cooler air moving in Thursday night and Friday. Winds will increase from the south tomorrow, then shift to the WSW as a cold front passes Thursday late evening. Winds could gust to 40 mph along and behind the front. A Gale Watch has been issued for Lake Michigan for wind gusts to 45 mph and waves as high as 10 feet over the open water. Dry and about 50 degrees for the World Series Game in Boston this evening.
For Michigan weather observations and wind speeds, click here. Here’s WOOD-TV looping Radar. Check out regional radar, GRR radar, northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s the 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, and 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. Check out Storm Total Rainfall (until they reset it). 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 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. Here’s storm reports from SW Michigan, Northern Michigan, NE Illinois, SE. Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and E. Michigan.