It’s been a little colder this April than in the past and forecasters say we still have a while to wait before we get some real spring.
After last week’s cold spell, fruit farmers have been checking vines and trees to make sure their crops are going to be alright.
Michigan weather can have temper tantrums, especially coming out of winter. But, spring may make an early arrival in northern Michigan starting as early as Monday. Continue reading
Season extension technologies allow farmers in the Upper Peninsula to offer fresh produce year round. Most recently, winter spinach has been added to the menu for the local food co-op the UP is working to launch.
Residents in Paradise, Michigan are worried their homes may be slipping into Lake Superior. High water levels have washed away large chunks of shoreline and left some homeowners scrambling to keep their houses intact. Continue reading
More record breaking weather is in store for Central and Northern Michigan as we exit December according to officials.
Meteorologists are seeing conditions which were predicted with the onset of an unusually strong El Niño pattern. The phenomenon blocks the entry of cold air into the Great Lakes. Continue reading
The same warm weather that allowed the Michigan Sugar Company to take in a record-breaking harvest may be threatening those same beets, as they sit in storage, awaiting processing.
Ray Van Driessche is the director of community and government relations for Michigan Sugar Company. He said the size of the yield was unbelievable.
The unseasonably warm weather in Michigan has begun to affect northern Michigan businesses. Business owners say tourists are foregoing trips North because of the lack of snow.
Dozens of locations in Central and Northern Michigan shattered daily high temperature records on Sunday, December 13th. And the warm trend is expected to continue for the rest of this winter. Continue reading
Official documents show more than a thousand tornadoes have touched down across Michigan since 1951. One of the most notable occurred in 1953 in the Flint/Beecher area where 116 people lost their lives.
As it turns out, Flint is among several areas that Weather Service Meteorologists are calling Michigan’s ‘tornado hotspots’. The question is, why are areas like Lansing, Hillsdale and Flint seeing a higher concentration of tornadoes than other locations in the state? Continue reading
Officials are saying temperatures will remain well above average across Michigan through December. So, will we have a shot at seeing a white Christmas? Continue reading
The National Weather Service confirmed over the weekend that 3 tornados occurred early Friday morning in Huron, Sanilac, and St. Clair counties, damaging dozens of trees and homes. Continue reading
The official winter weather outlook for this season has been released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on October 15th, 2015. According to the release, a much different pattern is anticipated than in recent years.
Michigan is expected to see much more mild and dry conditions, while other areas in the States could see major relief from drought. Continue reading
If you noticed in the past couple of weeks that the leaves were a bit slow to change, you’d be correct. Continue reading
It’s that time of year where Michigan residents begin preparations for winter.
This season, the National Weather Service is offering up training seminars in hopes to better prepare the community for what this winter has in store. Continue reading
On Tuesday afternoon, a confirmed EF-1 tornado tore through parts of Ogemaw county. Continue reading
With Michigan’s weather it’s not uncommon to see flash flood warnings issued. September 30th is National Prepareathon Day, officials are using the day, and the lead up, to encourage families to create emergency plans.
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, fewer than half of the nation’s households have a family emergency plan in case of a flood. Continue reading
It’s causing distant signals to be received sometimes hundreds of miles away from their source, while at the same time making some local stations nearly impossible to pick up. Continue reading