We’re So Tired Of This Frigid Weather – Mid Michigan

We’re So Tired Of This Frigid Weather – Mid Michigan

We had snow showers most of our Wednesday giving us another half inch of the white stuff.  We have about 4 inches of ground cover at this time and it won’t be melting anytime soon.  I really don’t mind the snow as much as these extreme cold temperatures.  For all the snowbirds who went south for the winter, they have had a rude awakening this year.  There just doesn’t seem to be any escape from winter in much of the U.S.  I’m happy at least that we aren’t getting any major winter storms like what is affecting the eastern seaboard.  Of course, there is a lot of winter left and we could still get pounded before it ends.   We will start seeing a warmup this weekend, and we can only hope that it will stay that way.

Our 9:45 AM EST temp is 8.6°F (-13°C), the humidity is 61%, and skies are partly cloudy.  The dew point is 1°F (-17°C).  The pressure is 30.12 in (1019.7 mb) and steady.  Visibility is 10 miles.  Winds are from the NNW at 7 mph.  Sunrise was at 8:07 AM and sunset will be at 5:15 PM.  Yesterday’s high was 18°F (-8°C) and the overnight low was 7° (-14°C).  The record high for Jan. 3  is 58°F (14°C) set in 1950, and the record low is -11°F (-24°C) set in 1901.  Averages for this date are 30°F / 16°F.


Today:  Mostly sunny and very cold, high of 9°F with temperatures falling to 4°F  by 5 pm.  Winds 11–16 mph gusting to 25 mph, with wind chill values as low as -13°F.

Tonight:  Mostly clear, low of -6°F.  NW winds 8-11 mph, with wind chill values of -19°F.

Friday:   Sunny with a high of 6°F.  NW winds 10-14 mph, gusting to 21 mph.  Wind chill values -23°F.

Friday Night:  Increasing clouds with a low of -6°F.  NW winds 5-9 mph becoming light after midnight.  Wind chill values as low as -15°F.

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