Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History

The Weather History for August 19th

8/19/1939
A total of 4.22 inches of rain falls for the wettest August day on record at Grand Rapids.
8/19/1977
Cool air from Canada brings record lows of 37 degrees at Lansing and 43 degrees at Grand Rapids.
8/19/1996
Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds from Cadillac to Ionia. Montcalm County is one of the hardest hit places. Numerous trees are blown down from Greenville to Sheridan. In the town of Sheridan, there several reports of building damage mostly to roofs. A school in Greenville had a large plate glass window blown out.

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