Warm Start, But Now It’s Octo-BRRRRR!

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WEST MICHIGAN — (FOX 17) — The opening half of October was warm, but the second half has been and will continue to be much cooler.

This image shows high temperatures Tuesday. Most areas stayed in the 40s, though Grand Rapids hit 50 degrees. It has been nearly six months since we failed to get above 50 degrees for the high temperature. On April 25, the high was 49. Temperatures the next few days will fail to even hit 50 degrees.

This is in stark contrast to the opening half of October. In fact, the first day this month with below normal temperatures wasn’t until the 14th, and even that was only one degree below normal. From the period October 1 through October 16, Grand Rapids had a temperature surplus of 104 total degrees, or an average of 6.5 degrees per day. The second half of the month will not be nearly as warm.

We do, however, have 60-degree temperatures on the way next week. For the latest forecast, join us on FOX 17 News or visit the weather page at http://www.fox17online.com/weather

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s