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Showers with scattered thunderstorms tonight

Showers and storms expected this evening with a marginal risk of severe storms through southwest Michigan this evening. Another round of showers and storms expected tomorrow. Read More >

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The Summer Forecast For Southwest Michigan

Published 2022-04-28

Summer forecast for Southwest Michigan

Median Date of the Last Freeze

Published 2022-04-28

Here are maps created by the Midwest Regional Climate Center using NOAA Climate sites. The below images show the Median Dates of the 28F and 32F freezes. It also shows the Latest Dates for 28F and 32F. This data is based on the 30 year climatology from 1990-91 to 2019-20

Winter Summary for Southwest Michigan for the Winter of 2021 to 2022

Published 2022-04-27

This summarizes the temperature, snowfall and precipitation anomalies for the winter of 2021 to 2022.

Snow Event over Central Lower Michigan

Published 2022-03-19

A surface low tracked across the southern 1/3 of Lower Michigan bringing 4 to 6 inches of snow to central Lower Michigan.

Warmer Temperatures the last week of February

Published 2022-02-14

The MJO will cause a shift in then Northern Hemisphere by the last week of February that will retrograde the upper wave pattern. That will put Michigan in a warmer than normal weather pattern to end the month of February.

Annual Climate Summary for Southwest Michigan for 2021

Published 2022-01-14

The climate rankings for 2021 over southwest Michigan

Forecast for January

Published 2021-12-16

CPC forecast for January 2022

Southwest Michigan Detailed Winter Forecast

Published 2021-11-11

This is our National Weather Service Forecast for the winter of 2021 to 2022. This is a detailed look at why we are expecting what we are forecasting.

October 2021 Climate Summary

Published 2021-11-04

October finished as one of the warmer Octobers on record. The average maximum, mean and minimum temperatures finished in the top ten at almost all climate sites. It was also a very wet month, with multiple sites being in the top ten of wettest Octobers, including Grand Rapids.

Warmest First Half of October on Record For Southwest Michigan

Published 2021-10-17

This is the warmest first half of October on Record