Falling Temperatures, Wind Advisory For Mid Michigan

Falling Temperatures, Wind Advisory For Mid Michigan

After a very warm Monday, a line of showers moved through the state early this morning bringing falling temperatures and a little rain.  There was only 0.04″ in my gauge this morning, but wind will be our issue today.  Our highest overnight temp was at midnight as temps continued to drop throughout the night.  Although they are still quite mild, temperatures will continue to drop as the day goes on.  There is very frigid air coming our way and the next week will really begin to feel like winter.

Our 9:30 AM temp is 41°F (5°C), the humidity is 63%, and winds are from the SW at 20 mph, gusting to 33 mph.  Skies are mostly cloudy and the dew point is 29°F (-2°C).  The pressure is 29.69 in and rising.  Our wind chill is 32°F (0°C).  Yesterday’s high was 57°F (14°C), and the overnight low was 41°F (5°C).   Averages for this date are 38°F / 25°F.  The record high for Dec. 4 is 66°F (19°C) set in 1998, and the record low is -5°F (-21°C) set in 2002.


Today:  Very windy and colder.  A 30% chance of rain or snow showers.  Highs in the lower 40s with steady or slowly falling temps during the afternoon.  West winds 25-35 mph, gusting to 40 mph.

Tonight:  Windy and colder.  Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow showers early. Clearing overnight.  Near steady temps in the upper 20s.  West winds 20-30 mph becoming southwest 15-25 mph, gusting to 30 mph after midnight.

Wednesday:  Windy and colder.  Partly cloudy in the morning, becoming mostly cloudy later.  Highs in the low 30s.  West winds 15-25 mph, gusting to 35 mph.

Wednesday Night:    Mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 20s.  West winds 10-20 mph, diminishing to 5-15  mph late.


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