GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — It seems the chilly temperatures that gripped West Michigan earlier this month will stick round.
NOVEMBER SO FAR
To date this November, temperatures have been 5.four levels under common. Of the previous 20 days, 17 have posted under common temperatures.
Michigan ski resorts are profiting from the chilly by making snow, in response to Invoice’s Weblog. Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands in northern Michigan opened this previous Sunday – its earliest opening in 20 years. Bittersweet Ski Resort opened Saturday, in response to a publish on the enterprise’ Fb web page.
The chilly has not translated into a lot pure snow right here; southwest decrease Michigan has recorded simply two-tenths of an inch to date this month.
A WHITE THANKSGIVING?
However don’t rely out the prospect of a white Thanksgiving. This yr the vacation falls on Nov. 23, and the newest eight-14 day temperature outlook from Nov. 20 via Nov. 26 requires under common temperatures from the Nice Lakes and Mississippi Valley eastward.
The decrease temps means a better probability of snowfall throughout the Nice Lakes, particularly northern decrease Michigan and the Higher Peninsula.
The statistical common for a white Thanksgiving in southwest Michigan is round 30 %; this yr seems there will probably be a greater than 50 % probability of a white Thanksgiving.
So it’s potential you would get an opportunity to throw a couple of snowballs or make a snowman to burn off the surplus energy of the Thanksgiving feast.
As for a white Christmas, time will inform. The statistical common for a snowy Christmas is about 60 % for southwest Michigan.
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