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Cold Weekend

Here’s two pictures of the Muskegon Channel (from NOAA Coastwatch).  The picture on the left is Friday at 8 am.  You can see virtually no ice in the channel.  The temp. at the time was 21.9 and the wind was a brisk 22 mph.  The picture on the right is from 6 pm Friday.  First, you can see that ice has blown into the channel.  The wind at 6 pm was 34 mph (gust to 42.2 mph) in a rather heavy snow squall.  The temp. had dropped to 15.6.  As I write this shortly after midnight, there are still snow…