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Periods of showers and thunderstorm into tomorrow night

A slow moving storm from the Southern Plains will bring us warmer temperatures today and tomorrow with periods of showers and thunderstorms. Showers may linger into Friday. Dry weather is expected from Saturday through Memorial Day. Highs may reach the upper 80s by Memorial Day. 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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