Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History
The Weather History for July 29th
- Temperatures soared to record highs as a ten day heat wave reached its peak. The 102 degrees at Lansing would tie the record for the hottest day ever there. Grand Rapids hit 103 degrees as part of a record string of four consecutive days of 100 degrees or higher. Even the Lake Michigan shore was baking, with Muskegon hitting 95 degrees.
- Several rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms from July 27 to July 29 brought flash flooding around Lansing. From 6 to 10 inches of rain was estimated to have fallen in the three days from west Lansing to Dimondale. Several roads were flooded and washed out.
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