Silver Dunes Sand Waves by Charles Bonham In case any of you are feeling like me & longing for a little warmth, here’s a shot from a couple years ago at Silver Lake Sand Dunes. Head over to Charles’ Flickr for his latest! More dunes on Michigan in Pictures!
Michigan Blizzard Creates Ocean Waves – 1972 by Steve Brown As Michigan gets popped by a winter storm, here’s a look back to 1972. Steve writes: Quite amazing what a wintry wind can do to fallen snow across an open field. I took this photo in February, 1972 after the winds of a modest blizzard … Continue reading Blizzard Waves
Last night at a lake near you by Gary Syrba If you live in Michigan, you probably enjoyed a pretty nice weekend! WOOD-TV Grand Rapids reports that record highs fell in Kalamazoo (75°), Grand Rapids (74°), Lansing (75°) and Muskegon (74°). The other locations on the map don’t have record data. Click on Detroit adds … Continue reading November 2020 Heatwave
Lake Huron by Kare Hav Gorgeous shot from the other day on Michigan’s east coast. See more in Karen’s dynamite Pt. Lookout/Au Gres gallery on Flickr & have a wonderful weekend! More from Lake Huron on Michigan in Pictures.
Heat Wave by Dan Gaken If you’ve been feeling like this black squirrel recently, mLive meteorologist Mark Torregrossa has the welcome news that a change in the weather on the way: You’ll have to admit that most of Michigan has been warmer than usual for late August. Well that hot feel is all going to … Continue reading Heat Wave about to break
Ride the Wave by Julie Julie writes: Sunday evening the winds picked up and we rode down to the pier and I watched this boat come from the harbor out the channel and head towards Petoskey north. He hit some huge waves coming in and I don’t know how he ever made it. Here’s hoping … Continue reading Ride the Wave
Sunset at the Beach by charles hildebrandt West Michigan Fox-17 reports that the longest heatwave in West Michigan history possible in the coming weeks: High temperatures will begin to rise to around or above 90° and will not fall below that point for at least a week. This long stretch of 90s could stretch into … Continue reading Talking ’bout a heatwave
Whipped Up, photo by Terry Clark mLive reports that big waves are expected for parts of Lake Huron and Lake Michigan this weekend: High winds and an arctic air mass are set to hit Michigan this weekend, and gales are in the forecast for the Great Lakes as a result. A gale warning for much … Continue reading Whipped Up Waves for the Weekend!
And they call this a Lake, photo by RJE The Detroit Free Press reports that massive waves of up to 20 feet in height are forecast for Lake Michigan: An intense low pressure system is still projected to slam into the western Great Lakes on Wednesday night. The main hazard with this storm will be … Continue reading #TBT Big Waves on Lake Michigan Edition
Sand Waves, photo by Charles Bonham Confession: I probably don’t give Silver Lake Dunes State Park enough love. What an incredible place. In Scientific American Robert S. Anderson, associate professor of earth sciences at the University of California at Santa Cruz explains why regular, wavelike shapes form when the wind blows over the sand on … Continue reading The Science of Sand Waves, Silver Lake Dunes Edition