Garry has been with FOX 17 since April of 2015, coming to West Michigan from the sunniest place on the planet in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from the University of Missouri and has been interested in the weather since he was a child in Kansas City, Missouri. He’s a scratch golfer and you’ll likely find him teeing it up after he completes his early morning shift on FOX 17 Morning News.

Recent Articles
  • Flooding affects areas up north

    WEST MICHIGAN – As we’ve dealt with a couple of different frontal systems affecting the state over the last 48 hours, we’ve encountered a few storm systems that were slow moving and dumped incredible amounts of rain in the same spot over a long period of time. As you can see from the radar estimated precipitation above, rain totals were incredible over just a 24 hour period. Some unofficial rain totals throughout our area really show just how vast the […]

  • Severe weather possible overnight

      WEST MICHIGAN-  A rollercoaster of temperatures is expected for the next 72 hours as a couple of different frontal systems will have an impact on our weather. The one that will have an impact on us overnight is the cold front that will drop us from the 90s in the afternoon today to the 50s overnight Friday into Saturday.  Expect rain to arrive in Oceana County as early as 10 PM.  This cold front will move to the southeast […]

  • Rain in forecast much of the week

    WEST MICHIGAN- It’s been a while since we’ve got a good, soaking rain.  We avoided any heavy rain much of this weekend, and when you combine that with the heat and sunshine we’ve seen, fire dangers are going up. This frontal system to our north is going to be responsible for quenching our lawns’ and gardens’ thirst over the coming days.  This morning and even in the early afternoon hours, we’ve dealt with a few showers and thunderstorms.  If you […]

  • Weekend lake forecast

    WEST MICHIGAN- A lot of people will be headed out to the lake this weekend, but what are the conditions like along the lakeshore? Friday morning, some of the lake temperatures were still pretty cool.  Waves haven’t been very big along the lakeshore in recent days, but we’ll see a slow increase in them over the next 24 hours. Winds out of the south and southwest will slowly increase throughout the afternoon and evening so you can expect those waves […]

  • Will it rain this weekend? Vol. 2

      WEST MICHIGAN-  The exciting saga continues!  We stayed pretty dry during the daytime hours last week, but there was a slight wrinkle in the forecast Saturday morning as a dying complex of thunderstorms moved into our area and left us with cloud cover and a few light sprinkles. There’s a weak frontal boundary that caused a little bit of rain this morning.  This will actually retreat further north and become a warm front before it becomes a stationary front. […]

  • Will it rain this weekend? Vol. 1

    WEST MICHIGAN-  This is the most popular question of the summer, anywhere I go.  While it’s only “unofficially” summer, I’ve heard this about 10 times already.  We’ll start a new series here at FOX 17 (or I will, I suppose,) because it’s what everyone wants to know as they plan their travels to the lake or up north, etc. Every time someone sees the rain icon on their phone for the weekend days, I feel like the picture above accurately […]

  • Davis gets in shape for summer

  • Most of Memorial Day Weekend is dry

    WEST MICHIGAN-  A lot of us have been anxious to get the boats out, the pools ready, and just be able to get outdoors and enjoy warmer weather that we’ve earned after enduring winter. Scattered showers are possible overnight Friday into Saturday.  They won’t last long, as a few heavier showers will be possible up north in the morning, if your travels take you there. A dying complex of thunderstorms to our southwest after midnight looks to have an impact […]

  • Scattered storms forecasted through Sunday morning

    WEST MICHIGAN — It’s started off fairly pleasant this morning, but rain is impending for this afternoon and will continue through tomorrow afternoon. Scattered showers and a few rumbles of thunder could be here as early as 11 this morning, but this isn’t something that’s going to last all day.  I would expect periods of moderate rainfall today, so keep an umbrella handy. After a brief period of no rain this afternoon, expect a wider coverage area for your plans this […]