Last Sprinkles Moving Out

Central Great Lakes sector loop Radars here should update automatically.  The last of the light rain/sprinkles are moving out.  Roads are wet or damp south of a line from Muskegon to Alma.

  Here’s some rainfall totals.  There was no measurable rain in Muskegon, Kent City or Big Rapids.  Temperatures will hold steady in the low-mid 30s.  Where it rained, roads may stay damp because relative humidities near 100%.  Watch out for patchy fog tonight into Monday AM.

  Pretty much all or nothing when it comes to rain this week…we’ll be dry Monday and Tuesday…there’s a chance of rain after midnight Tuesday night.  Rain is likely on Wednesday – probably about 1/4″.  No rain on Thursday…then a significant storm moves in Friday and Saturday.  I think the low pressure system goes northwest/north of our area, giving us mostly rain and not snow.  We may see temps. rise to the mid-upper 50s briefly Friday night and there could even be a t-shower in the warm air.  The cold air will roar back in on Saturday with a strong west wind and falling temperatures.

Also:  Photos of the Kalamazoo Parade (I was in it).

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), 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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