Possible Record Temperatures This Week

Feb 27, 2018
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Meteorologists said this week will be an unusually warm week for February in Mid-Michigan. Tuesday, Flint and Saginaw may reach record-high temperatures.

Data lists the record high temperature for February 27th in Saginaw at 59 degrees, set in 1932. The high on Tuesday is forecast between 56 and 59 degrees.

Flint’s record high was set in 1932 at 58 degrees. The city is forecast to reach a high between 55 and 59 degrees on Tuesday.

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Some of our listeners could see some flooding while others may receive ice this week.


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Old man winter has dropped about 100 inches of snow in some Michigan counties already this winter. And, at least one county road commission is starting to feel the pressure.

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Warmer temperatures are breaking up the ice in the Great Lakes and it’s helping freighters haul loads before the commercial shipping season ends on Monday.


Weather Predictions For the Rest of Winter

Jan 8, 2018
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Many people will be enjoying a bit of a warm up in temperatures this week. Meteorologists are predicting warmer temperatures through Thursday, before cold moves in again.

Mike Kurz is a Meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Gaylord.

He said a strong cold front is expected move through the area Thursday night.

"That's going to usher in a pretty quick switch back to the colder temperatures," Kurz said.

He also said January is predicted to be warmer than normal but winter is expected to round out with near normal, cold temperatures.

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2017 will be bowing out to 2018 Sunday into Monday. However a change to the calendar won’t be reflected in the weather.

Major weather change to affect Northern Michigan

Dec 4, 2017

A major weather change is on our doorstep in northern Michigan.  The next 24-36 hours will feature wind gusts of 40-50 mph (locally higher near the coasts), lake effect snow developing and hazardous travel in some areas.  

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Following an unseasonably warm September and October you may welcome the cooler temperatures we’ve been experiencing. You may even be pleased to know the first snowfall of the season will likely come Monday night in parts of the northern Lower Peninsula.

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Michigan reached record high temperatures throughout the month of September, and it likely won’t stop there.

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Just under one week remains for residents of Midland, Isabella, Gladwin, and Bay counties who suffered property damage in the June floods to register for  assistance.

FEMA officials said disaster assistance can include money for rentals assistance, home repairs, personal property loss, and other disaster related needs not covered by insurance.

FEMA recovery centers located in Midland, and Mount Pleasant are open Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm. They will close permanently on Saturday at 2pm.