MondayJune 23rd, 2014 at 2:45 am by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, Weather
2:25 pm – Dewpoints in the upper 60s – it’s humid…not real warm with the clouds and showers. One storm moving thru St. Joseph Co. with other lighter showers. Rainfall totaled 1.8″ in just one hour in Sturgis, where there has been some flooding. Other rainfall totals thru 2 pm: 0.74″ Kalamazoo, 0.60″ Battle Creek, 0.27″ Muskegon, 0.21″ Holland, 0.15″ Lansing, 0.06″ Big Rapids. It’ll continue to l be a warm and muggy Pm with scattered showers and a few t-storms. The NAM (car) starts rain around mid-morning to midday with 0.77″ for G.R. by Tues. morning. The GFS-plot has 0.38″ of rain for G.R. The Storm Prediction Center has us in a “See Text” over S. Lower Michigan today, for a 5% wind/hail probability (no tornado). They have had 60 mph winds and some minor wind damage in NW Ohio.
Here’s GRR looping radar. 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.