Near Record High Temps in Mid Michigan Today

Near Record High Temps in Mid Michigan Today

Wednesday was not a pretty day with fog and drizzle.  All of our snow is gone except for where the snow banks are.  Our Temperatures were on the rise all night and there was 0.05″ in my rain gauge this morning.  Unfortunately, this isn’t going to last.  In fact, our high for the day is probably what we have right now.  Another blast of cold air is heading our way and we’ll be back in the deep freeze for the weekend.   I’m hoping that it doesn’t last for two weeks like the last one did.

Our 9:15 AM temp is 50°F (10°C), the humidity is 92%, and winds are from the south at 13 mph, gusting to 20 mph.  The wind chill is 48°F (9°C).  Skies are overcast and the pressure is 29.83 in  (1009.9 mb) and steady.  The dew point is 49°F (9°C) and visibility is 10 miles.  Yesterday’s high was 50°F (10°C).  The overnight low was 48°F (9°C).  The record high for Jan. 10 is 55°F (13°C) set in 1950, and the record low is -11°F (-23°C) set in 1942.  Normals for this date are 30°F / 15°F.


Today:  Breezy and not as cold.  Cloudy with a chance of rain until noon, then rain likely late.   Near steady temps in the mid 50s.  Records could be broken.  South winds 15-25 mph, gusting to 30 mph.  Chance of rain 80%.

Tonight:   Breezy and colder.  Snow mixed with freezing rain possible late.  Snow accumulations up to half an inch.  Low in the mid 20s.  South west winds 15-25 mph becoming west 10-20 mph gusting to 30 mph.  Chance of precip 100%.

Friday:   Much colder and windy.   Cloudy with snow likely in the morning with up to an inch accumulation.  Highs in the 20s before noon, then slowly falling throughout the day.  North winds 15-25 mph gusting to 30 mph.  Chance of snow 70%.

Friday Night:   Cold with a low of 10°F.   North winds 10-20 mph giving us a wind chill of  -7°F.

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