winter weather

12:25 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Last Two Kalamazoo Schools Finally Out for Summer

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Other KPS Schools finished school year last week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Today is the last day of school for Spring Valley Center for Exploration and Washington Writers' Academy, among the last kids in the region to start their summer break. Kalamazoo Public Schools was originally scheduled to end its school year on Wednesday, June 11, but the school year had to be extended for most students because of snow days.
9:15 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Long Winter Means Large Snow Removal Bills for Saugatuck and Douglas

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Both cities spent more than they had budgeted to clear snow
When the more than 153 inches of snow finally melted this spring, what was left behind?
5:07 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Great Lakes Water Levels Rise as Snow Melts

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Lakes are at or nearing their long-term averages
Great Lakes water levels are definitely rising due to the ample snow melt in the last two months. The top pictures were taken at a location where it is easy to see the change. The shoreline at the Old Mission Peninsula Lighthouse in Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan drops off very slowly.
9:30 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

Ice Cover Left on Some of Great Lakes

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Lake Michigan still has 15% ice cover, higher than normal for April
Lake Superior is still over 60 percent covered in ice as of yesterday Saturday April 26, 2014. The satellite pictures shown above were the latest I could find that had clear skies and good vision of the ice. These high resolution satellite images come from April 23 and April 24, 2014.
8:57 pm
Sun April 20, 2014

Cool Summer Could Follow Michigan's Cold Winter

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Meteorologist says forecast gives Michigan a slight to moderate change of being colder than normal
The question in everyone's mind is if the cold winter will carry over into spring and summer. One way to forecast out that far is to look at similar cold years in the past. For the rest of April, we should stay in a general northwest flow in the upper atmosphere, as the top temperature graphic shows.