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Harald Richter/NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)
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Do You Have a Plan for Severe Weather?

This is the beginning of severe weather in West Michigan.

Do you have a plan of action for you and your family?

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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan this winter when a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan this winter when a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Beautiful Footage of Lake Michigan Ice Melt Off Coast of Grand Haven [Video]

Nik Henderson from Village Studio and his friend, Marcus Rietsma, took their camera drone out for a flight above the Lake Michigan shoreline in Grand Haven to capture some stunning footage of the ice melt in progress.

While this is gorgeous, I still can't wait until I'm out at City Beach lying in the sand while knocking back an Oberon.

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Uriel Sinai/Getty Images
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Aurora Borealis Lights Up West Michigan Skies [Video/Photos]

A coronal emission from the sun set off an Aurora Borealis light display seen over most of the northern tier of the United States -- including Michigan -- late last night into this morning.

I feel awful because I failed to get up early like I had planned to view the light show. Thankfully, many in West Michigan packed a camera and shared their beautiful photos on social media.

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Uriel Sinai/Getty Images
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St. Patrick’s Night Skies Might Get Green Tint from Northern Lights [Infographic/Photos]

NASA is reporting that a coronal mass ejection -- it sounds messy, but it's not -- will give Michigan residents a pretty good shot at seeing the Aurora Borealis light up the northern skies tonight, capping St. Patrick's Day with a green light show this evening.

The further north you go, the better your chance of seeing it, but greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan residents may get a view if the skies stay clear, The Grand Rapids Press/MLive Media Group reports.

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Homemade Luge Track Brings Out the Best of Winter

In the latest example of embracing winter, a man on YouTube showed the world -- and Mother Nature -- that plenty of fun can be had, despite the deep freeze a good part of the country has been suffering through the last few weeks.

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Gilda's LaughFest
Gilda's LaughFest
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Gilda’s LaughFest’s Community Kickoff Moved to Fountain Street Church

Gilda’s LaughFest is relocating its LaughFest Community Kickoff for the 10-day festival on Thursday night to Fountain Street Church because of weather concerns, festival officials announced.

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images
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The Eagles Forced Off Stage by Bad Weather [Video]

Severe bad weather caused The Eagles to briefly delay a concert in Australia on Saturday night.

A thunderstorm with 86-mile-per-hour winds hit near Australia’s outdoor Hanging Rock venue in Victoria where the band was playing. The Eagles were in the middle of their third song when the stage began to shake, and a screen came loose and swung over the crowd.

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Ock TV/You Tube/The FW
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Homeless Freezing Child Social Experiment Will Open Your Eyes [Video]

Homeless people dot many city streets, but what would you do if you saw a homeless child — in the freezing cold?

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Tim Harris/100.5 The River
Tim Harris/100.5 The River
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It’s Been a Wacky Winter of Weather [Infographic]

Lots of snow in November, almost no snow in December and now near-record cold has added up to one of the most unusual winters ever in West Michigan.

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Craig Russell/98.7 WFGR
Craig Russell/98.7 WFGR
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Spring Is Just About Here!

I know the calendar says spring is just around the corner.

However, with all the snow and cold it's hard to believe it, right?

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Seyit Aydogan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Seyit Aydogan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
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Great Lakes Ice Coverage Tops 80 Percent For Second Year In a Row [Video]

Get your shanty on the water! 

Ice coverage on the Great Lakes hit 85 percent last week, marking the second year in a row it exceeded 80 percent, The Weather Channel reported.

The last time that happened was from 1977 through 1979 when it did it three years straight.

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Joshua Lott/Getty Images
Joshua Lott/Getty Images
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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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