Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History

The Weather History for April 5th

Arctic air pours into Lower Michigan in the wake of a snowstorm and lake effect snows pile up over a foot across western Lower Michigan. The 12 inches of snow at Muskegon makes this the snowiest April day on record there.
Severe thunderstorm winds in excess of 80 mph and hail up to golf ball size hit southern Kalamazoo County from Schoolcraft to Vicksburg. Siding on the western sides of many homes was shredded by the wind driven large hail. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.