Weekend

Central Great Lakes sector loop Saturday –  I’m out at GVSU for Science Olympiad.  I’ll update again in the evening.  Friday, I was the emcee for the annual dinner and auction for St. John’s School in Grand Haven.  We’ll have a few rain/snow showers coming thru…maybe a random area of fog…a rather dreary day.  Tomorrow (Sun.) will be the better half of the weekend.

I appreciate those who emailed that they had thunder and small hail.  It’s always nice to get ground confirmation of what we see on radar.

Overnight model data:  NAM high temps for G.R. for the next 3 days  41/45/48.  The GFS highs for G.R. starting with today are 44/47/49/49/40/49/63/53.   The chance of rain comes today…Monday and next Friday….which we’ve been focusing on for the last few days as being the warmest day of the week ahead.

Links: Here’s Grand Rapids radar and Northern Michigan radar, Milwaukee radar, Northern Indiana radar, Chicago radar, Detroit radar, Regional radar, the Updated GRR NWS Short Term Discussion. 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, the National warning/watch/advisory map, and a surface weather map. Here’s the 84-Hour snow forecast from the NAM model and the 120-hour snow forecast from the GFS model. 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 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 ski conditions. Cool U.S. satellite loop.

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