National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Cloudy Today, Rain Arriving Late

Cloudy conditions will prevail today with rain arriving from the southwest from late afternoon into the evening. Easterly winds will be gusty at times. Wet weather then dominates the weather through Friday. The rain will mostly be on the light side. It dries out over the weekend. High temps will be mostly in the 50's the next few days. Read More >

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Warmest First Half of October on Record For Southwest Michigan

Published 2021-10-17

This is the warmest first half of October on Record

2021 Has The Warmest Start to October on Record

Published 2021-10-12

October 2021, through the 11th , has featured the warmest average low temperatures on record across the area. The mean for most of these locations is about 15 degrees warmer than normal. The average so far this month is normal for the last week in August.

The Median Date for the First Freeze of the Fall at Selected Cities

Published 2021-09-29

The median date of the freeze fall freeze for selected cities

The Historical Percent Of Days Reaching both 80F and 90F at Grand Rapids since 1892

Published 2021-07-12

This shows the warmest part of the summer at Grand Rapids based on the frequency of the high temperature reaching both 80F and 90F. This uses 127 years of daily high temperature data.

Drought of 2021 Ended by Record June Rainfall

Published 2021-07-10

The drought which began early in 2021 intensified by a near record dry spring (10th driest on record for the state of Michigan) was followed by the 10th wettest June on record. In Lower Michigan 10 of our counties had the wettest June on record.

Recent Rainfall Has Helped to Mitigate Our Drought

Published 2021-07-03

A significant drought had developed over Southwest Michigan during the spring of this year. Then in mid June there were two weeks with periods of widespread heavy rain. This has significantly decreased impact of the drought.

June 11 2021 Wind Damage Event

Published 2021-06-16

Wind damage event during the afternoon and evening of June 11th 2021

June 12 2021 Large Hail Event

Published 2021-06-14

Thunderstorms with 2 3/4 inch hail occurred on the evening of Sunday June 12th 2021

The Sunday May 23rd 2021 Flood Event in Reed City

Published 2021-05-25

Back door cold front results in flooding in Reed City during the afternoon of Sunday May 23 2021

Drought Update

Published 2021-05-21