Mid September in Michigan

By: chatcat , 1:35 PM GMT on September 20, 2010

After spending 10 days at Platte River, we noticed a big change in the leaves. There was almost no color when we drove up, but now much more especially in the northern portions of the state. Here at home there is a little. I guess winter is really on its way. Our weather over the past week has been sporadic with summer one day and late fall the next. This week will be the same with mid 80s expected on Tuesday and low 70s the rest of the week. I really hope the warmth lasts well into October. There was 1.70" inches of rain in my gauge so there was more rain here than what we received at Platte River. We only had one rainy day and that lasted only about 5 hours, then it became sunny. All in all, we had great weather. Unlike last year, we had no total washouts.

Overcast / 54 °F (12 °C)
Humidity: 88 %
Wind Speed: E 3 MPH
Barometer: 30.21"
Dewpoint: 50 °F (10 °C)
Visibility: 10.00 mi.

Today 9/20/2010
Hi: 68°
Mostly cloudy. Highs 67 to 71. East winds 5 to 15 mph...becoming south 5 to 10 mph late.
Lo: 55°
Mostly cloudy during the evening. Partly cloudy overnight. Lows 54 to 58. Light and variable winds...becoming southeast 5 to 15 mph...then turning to south late.

Tuesday 9/21/2010
Hi: 85°
Partly sunny through mid morning...then becoming mostly sunny...eventually becoming partly sunny. Windy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late. Highs 84 to 88. South winds 10 to 15 mph...increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 35 mph...then diminishing to 15 to 25 mph late. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Lo: 64°
Partly cloudy during the early evening...then becoming mostly cloudy. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 65. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph...turning to west. Chance of rain 60 percent.

Wednesday 9/22/2010
Hi: 72°
Mostly cloudy through mid morning...then becoming partly sunny. Highs 71 to 75.
Lo: 52°
Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain overnight. Lows 55 to 59. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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I live right in the middle of the lower peninsula of Michigan. Our Great Lakes protect us from much of the extreme weather in other states.

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