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4th Warmest Feb. Day Ever!

Here’s the mid-afternoon MODIS satellite pic. of the Lake Michigan area (from NOAA Coastwatch)  Note the fog over Lake Michigan, as the warm, moist air coming over the cold water.  We made 66° in G.R. at 3:50 pm.  That’s the 4th warmest temp. ever in G.R. during the month of Feb.   The most amazing temp. at 2 pm was 65° at Traverse City – where the sun was shining and they get a few degrees of downslope warming with a south wind.  The afternoon high temp. at the Muskegon Beach was 42.3° and they were in the fog most…