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Remembering the “Blizzard of ’78”

If you were living in Michigan on January 26th, 1978, you probably spent a lot of time with a shovel in your hand! We had one of the biggest snow storms to ever hit this area -- it was the "Blizzard of '78"! A low-pressure system moving from the Gulf Coast met with two other low-pressure systems, one from the Southwest and one from Canada, to create one of the worst snowstorms the Midwest has ever seen.

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West Michigan Set To Have A Weekend Visit From Our Long Lost Friend, Winter

I hope you got out and enjoyed that 60 degree weather we were gifted last weekend, because Old Man Winter is about to return, and he's not happy.

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Winter Storm Dumps More Snow On New York City
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Storm Talk: How Much Snow Would Grand Rapids Have Received If It Had Been 10 Degrees Colder?

It's a fine line between snow and rain in West Michigan, but judging by the flood by my back door, that was quite a storm that rolled through here in the last 24 hours.

So, if it were just a bit colder, how much snow would we be shoveling by now?

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New York City Gets Break From Snow And Severe Cold Snap
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Warmer Weather Headed To Michigan May Curtail Winter Activities

When you grow up in Michigan, you learn to accept winter. That means doing stuff like snowmobiling, ice fishing and cross country skiing.

But when the temperatures shoot up to 50 degrees in January, it's kind of hard to do stuff like that. Could winter just be winter again?

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The S-Curve’s Anti-Icing System To Be Retired After Winter Has Ended

Did you know that the S-Curve on US-131 has an anti-icing system built into the bridge?  I didn't, so it was a double shock for me when the Michigan Department of Transportation announced that this winter will be the last time that it will run...

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The Extreme Changes In Temperatures Is Affecting Your Tire Pressure

When outdoor temperatures change by relatively extreme amounts, your tires suffer.  As air temperatures change, so does the pressure in your tire...

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10 Things Worse Than Winters in Michigan

Recently, Michigan was ranked the #2 state for the worst winters in the U.S.

This should come to no surprise, if you're from Michigan you know how brutal (and weird) our winters can be...

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Delaware Gets Record Snowfall
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Wanna See How A Multi-Car Pile-Up Starts? [Video]

I'm not sure what's scarier about this video. The fact that people refuse to slow down when driving in snowy weather, or the fact that there are dudes that hang out on free way overpasses in bad weather hoping to get video of a multi-car wreck.

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The Five Stages of Michigan Winter Grief

Winter has arrived in Michigan and with it comes moods swings that are just as varied as the temperature and the weather.

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Detroit Deals With Heavy Snow And Bitter Cold
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Michigan Near Top Of List For Worst Winters In U.S.

How would you rank Michigan’s winter, compared to the other states? Thrillist did just that; ranked all 50 states on the level of how horrible the winters are..

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Snow And High Winds Hit The UK
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Christmas Means Great Surfing In Grand Haven [Video]

The Rock Pile Gang, so named for the piles of rocks that line the Grand Haven Pier, have been winter surfers along Lake Michigan for years. So when the wind kicked up the surf and kicked down the wind chill, these brave souls jumped in the water to surf.

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Wyoming Gets $300,000 Grant, Announces Plans for Ideal Park

The City of Wyoming's Ideal Park suffered extensive damage after an EF-1 tornado touched down in 2014.

The rebuild of Ideal Park is set to take an important step forward after today's announcement of the City's plans to use a $300,000 grant to improve the park.

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