More stories by Bill Steffen

100% Chance of Rain

   Radars will update automatically.  We could see an inch of rain today. Showers, wet roads, a stiff and cold east wind – there will be poc…

Severe Weather Next 3 Days

Top pic. is damage at Rockwall, Texas Tuesday. These are the Severe Weather Outlook Areas from the Storm Prediction Center for Day 1, Day 2 …

Fallstreak Hole

This picture was taken by Heidi Raap just north of Sparta.  You’re looking at what’s called a “fallstreak cloud” or “hole punch cloud”.  The…

Dry Today, Rain Tomorrow

This is the Tues. PM Lake Michigan satellite picture.  It was sunny over most of Wisconsin.  The clearing line was moving south across Lower…

Three Storm Chasers Killed

Three storm chasers were killed in a tragic traffic accident about 50 miles east of Lubbock, Texas.  The Weather Channel has released the na…

Waiting for Sunshine

This satellite pic. is from 11:45 am.  Clouds have cleared over much of E. Wisconsin and Lake Huron and the clouds are getting thinner over …

The White Robin

Leta Barlow sent this picture to us from the Hastings area.  Leta notes that this special bird has come back for the 5th year, so it’s an ol…

Monday PM update

Cloudy skies across the state.  Temperatures at noon varied from 52 at Coldwater to 44 in G.R. to 39 in Fremont, Ludington and Big Rapids.  …

Active Severe Weather Days

These are the Severe Weather Outlooks for today, tomorrow and the next day. The active severe weather pattern continues with Enhanced Outloo…

Alaska Shivers

The pic. above is from Nome, Alaska – from here it’s about 200 miles WNW to Russia (the gap across the Bering Sea narrows to about 100 miles…

Tornadoes in OK – Cloudy in Michigan

  There may be an isolated light shower or sprinkle today, but most of the day will just be mostly cloudy and dry.  Rainfall from Fri. eveni…

Snow in the West

From the Washington State Dept. of Transportation:  “It was an unusually wet and snowy winter and that means an unusually late start to clea…

Soggy Sunday

   We’ll have scattered showers over Lower Michigan again today (Sun.).  Saturday the high temp. was 43 in G.R., quite a drop from the 71 we…