I do know there's a natural curiosity about when the first freeze and the first snowfall will occur in this part of Michigan. Skiing enthusiasts, of course, want to know, and plenty of people love this month leading into Thanksgiving and then to the Christmas holidays. But predicting an exact date is a bit folly. In some ways, I'm surprised the betting apps are taking wagers on this stuff.
Some severe thunderstorms are headed to Michigan this weekend. With the bulk of the storm hitting the upper Peninsula of Michigan, but this storm could spread a little bit everywhere this weekend.
The first area to get severe storms will be the Upper Peninsula and far northern Lower Michigan. The
It's not a retirement. It's more a passing of the torch, as WOOD-TV8 announced Portage native Ellen Bacca has been appointed Chief Meteorologist at the station, and long-time weather forecaster Bill Steffen is assuming a new title as Chief Meteorologist Emeritus, while cutting back his workload.