More stories by Bill Steffen

Chance T-Storm Friday Night

The map above is what our Futurecast projects for 3 am Saturday morning.  The Futurecast changes every hour as new data is entered into the …

Thursday Night Update

   The ship is the Algosteel coming into the Grand Haven Channel.  Skies have become partly cloudy this evening in most areas.  We could see…

Chance of a Shower This Thurs. PM

The top half of Chicago has disappeared into the clouds this evening.  We will continue to have mostly cloudy skies and scattered showers an…

Longest Tornado in Wisconsin History

The Chetek Tornado that moved across four counties in Northwest Wisconsin on the evening of May 17 has been officially certified as the long…

Long Range Slightly Cooler than Average

This is the long-range forecast (8-14 day) from the Climate Prediction Center.  This is for May 31 to June 6 and they have the Great Lakes i…

11 Tornadoes Tuesday

At least 14 tornadoes touched down today in Georgia, Illinois and North Carolina.  The pic. above is a tornado that crossed Tybee Island GA …

Scattered Showers This Wednesday

  6:10 pm – Small hail reported in Oshtemo along with 3/10ths inch of rain as a thundershower came thru.  The showers and a few t-storms are…

No Severe Weather Here in Michigan

  These are the severe weather outlooks for the next 3 days (today, tomorrow, next day) from the Storm Prediction Center.  Lower Michigan is…

Scattered Showers Today/Tomorrow

We’ll have scattered showers and a chance of a t-shower through Wednesday night.  The chance of rain on the NAM model is 90% for G.R. today,…

Season Snowfall

This map shows season snowfall for the winter of 2016-17 for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Much of the snow that falls in the U.P. in wi…

Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island is surrounded by the cold waters of Lake Huron, so it’s slow to warm up in the spring.  The warmest temperature so far this …

Memorial Day Weekend Weather

Overnight model data – NAM model for G.R. – high temps. next 3 days:  68. 71, 67.  High temps. from the GFS beginning with today (Mon.):  65…

A Good Start to the Growing Season

This is the current Drought Monitor.  This month we set a modern record for the least amount of the 48 states under drought conditions.  We …