Dry from Tues. PM thru Weds. NightSeptember 1st, 2014 at 12:23 pm by Bill Steffen under Bill's Blog, News, Weather
Some severe weather in N. Lower Michigan on Labor Day. Two tornadoes spun up, one NE of Kalkaska and one NW of Grayling. Radar caught substantial velocity couplets and also debris signatures.“ Three people were trapped in a house by storm damage. Here’s U.S. storm reports. There was a Severe T-Storm Watch for NE Michigan. Here’s the meso-discussion that was in effect for E and SE Michigan. Latest GRR NWS discussion. Roadway flooding up to 1′ deep near M-46 in Merrill, MI, with more than 1″ of rainfall in 45 min. A mini-hurricane at my house when the squall went thru in Alpine Twp. Gusts to 40 mph and heavy rain. My gutters were overflowing. Only one decent crack of thunder. Click on the graphics to enlarge. SPC had a meso-discussion out for a Severe T-Storm Watch for a large portion of N. Michigan. “ Scroll down to check radar and links below. When we did the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on Labor Day, we’d love a day like this, because everyone came inside and turned on the TV – our phone bank would light up.
There’s an outside chance of a sprinkle or very light shower mainly south of a line from Muskegon to Saginaw Counties early Tues. morning. Most of us will be dry for the day today. The European model says …less humid Tues. and Weds…warm and more humid on Thurs. The model has only 0.1″ of rain Friday into early Sat., but that looks underdone to me. Significantly cooler for next weekend into early next week. The Euro. takes temps. to the mid-upper 40s next Monday morning.