Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History

The Weather History for January 12th

Muskegon sets their all-time record low for the month of January at 21 degrees below zero during their coldest month on record.
Record cold is experienced at Lansing with 18 degrees below zero and Grand Rapids at 14 below during one of the coldest winters on record.
On January 12, 2005, dense fog blanketed lower Michigan. Numerous highway accidents near Lansing killed two people and damaged almost 200 vehicles. At least 37 people were injured. One pileup involved 50 vehicles and necessitated the closure of 12 miles of Interstate 96 between Okemos and Webberville. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.