Tuesday PM Night/Weds. MorningMay 26th, 2014 at 12:28 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
9:55 pm Tues. – Showers are mainly confined to Berrien Co. A shower has been moving south from Mecosta Co. into N. Montcalm Co. but is weakening. There could be some fog tonight, best chance of that near Lake Michigan and along and south of I-94. There is a chance of a shower or t-shower mainly along or south of I-94 Weds. am – certainly not a sure thing…lots of sun and dry weather for the 2nd half of the week.
ALSO: Hurricane Amanda, first hurricane of the season in the Western Hemisphere, has peaked – no threat to land. “Global warming’ hits Panama City FL. Great pic. of entire thunderstorm with anvil in eastern New Mexico. Another great pic. of a Plains t-storm. GFS ensemble looking cool for early June in the southern Great Lakes. Mammatus clouds viewed from a plane. Colorado mudslide. Heavy rain falling in the drought areas of the S. Plains: More than 4.50″ of rain in San Angelo, TX…Brownwood, TX, received 1.92″ of rain in 3 hrs…Emergency management in San Antonio reports 1.50 to 1.74″ of rain in two hours. Lubbock reports 1.22″ of rain. Heavy rain moves into E. Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. Accumulated rainfall shows a lot of healthy 1-3″ rains over E. New Mexico, W Texas and W. Oklahoma. Tornado damage of at least 15 trailers along highway 85 near Watford City, ND. Pretty classic tornado pic. Nine people were injured in the tornado in NW North Dakota. The dry Southwest was hot on Monday. High temps: Death Valley 116 , Palm Springs 105, Las Vegas and Phoenix 104.
Links: Grand Rapids radar, Northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar, Detroit radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s regional radar, the College of DuPage Radar Map (pick any radar in the U.S.), College of DuPage Grand Rapids radar, GFS snowfall for the next 120 hours and NAM model snowfall for the next 84 hours. 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 Precipitation (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 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 (summer). Here’s storm reports from SW Michigan, Northern Michigan, NE Illinois, SE. Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and E. Michigan. Check out the wind and wave height at the South Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the North Mid-Lake Michigan Buoy (Apr. to Nov. only), the buoy at Big Sable Point near Ludington, the weather station at Manistee Harbor and the weather station on the beach at St. Joseph. Here’s Michigan wind gusts from MesoWest, data from the MAWN agricultural weather stations and Weather Underground (data at the bottom from private weather stations). Check out the webcam at Krupp’s Resort, where the snow has finally melted and the lake ice is gone. Here’s the U.S. Low Temperature map. Here’s a live look at the Houghton Bridge. Here’s the Consumers Energy Power Outage Map. Here’s Closings.