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The last four years have been the hottest on record. Experts say it’s the continuation of an upward trend that’s been present for more than 50 years.

The U.S. Drought Monitor is jointly produced by the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Map courtesy of NDMC-UNL.

Drought conditions in the thumb and northeast Michigan are worsening and it doesn’t look like it’s getting much better.

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Michiganders might have the hottest summer days behind them, with forecasts for the rest of July and August showing somewhat cooler temperatures.

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Slightly above normal temperatures and little rain over the last month has sent mid-Michigan into the beginning of drought.

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The old adage says April showers bring May flowers, but this year the saying could become April snow it’s time to go!

This year’s April snowfall is breaking records but meteorologists say we may see spring weather soon.