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Scattered showers overnight with thunder on Thursday; Heavy Rain Possible Late Thu Night-Fri

Clouds will continue to overspread the region with scattered showers possible overnight into Thursday. Thunder will be possible on Thursday, with heavier rains possible later Thursday night and Friday. Read More >

The stretch of very cold and at times record-breaking weather approached two weeks longevity. Dec 25-31 was the coldest final week to any year on record. Temperatures stayed below 20 degrees for 12 days in a row at Grand Rapids -- one day shy of the record (1912).

Lake-effect snow produced large totals downwind of the lakes the first week of January, bit little snow fell elsewhere. The lake-effect snow was often observed to be "fluffy" and would gradually settle and compact over time.


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