Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History

The Weather History for October 26th

Several inches of snow pile up across southwest Lower Michigan. The 5.5 inches at Lansing is a record for early season snowfall and the high temperature there only reaches 34 degrees.
Thunderstorms combine with a cool air mass to bring some hail to Lower Michigan. Small hail covered the ground in a few locations.
A huge Fall storm tracked across Minnesota on the 26th, and passed just north of Lake Superior on the 27th. This storm produced widespread damaging winds across Michigan. Some vehicles and structures were damaged by falling trees. Power was out for several days at some places. Winds gusted over 60 mph with some peak winds over 70 mph along the Lake Michigan shore. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.