The Winter Weather Advisory ended. Temperatures rose into the upper 20s to even low 30s during the evening, but they have crashed as the Arctic front came thru. It’s a cold start to Wednesday.
1:35 pm Tues. from the Michigan St. Police regarding Mac. Bridge Accident in the snow and wind: “Problem started around 930 this morning when a husband and wife from Sault Ste. Marie were traveling southbound—about to enter bridge—when wife decides she can’t drive over the bridge. Tries switching seats with husband. As husband walks around the car to get into driver’s side, he is hit from behind by another car. That started a chain reaction causing 5 other crashes.
Also: Check out the European model for 3/5. That would make for an interesting storm! You can display your knowledge of Moroccan weather at the water cooler with this tidbit: Since Nov 1, 2014, Tangier, Morocco has received 18.23″ of rain, 1317% of what they normally see during that time period.
Here’s Grand Rapids radar and Northern Michigan radar, NAM model 3-day snowfall forecast and GFS model 5-day snowfall forecast. Storm Total Snowfall will show the heaviest snow and Milwaukee looping radar. Regional radar and the Updated GRR NWS Short Term Discussion. More links: Northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar, Detroit radar and Milwaukee radar. Here’s 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, 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. 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 recent 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 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). Here’s the Consumers Energy Power Outage Map, Here’s www.instantweathermaps.com.