Southwest Lower Michigan Weather History

The Weather History for August 24th

The second long heat wave of the month comes to a close with record highs of 98 degrees at Grand Rapids and 96 degrees at Muskegon, contributing to the warmest August on record across West Michigan.
Up to baseball-sized hail fell from a severe storm at Grand Junction in Van Buren County.
Tornadoes strike Lower Michigan, with the worst damage near Potterville in Eaton County. Five people are injured and 15 homes are destroyed by a tornado with peak winds estimated at 140 mph. A weaker tornado hit southeast of Lansing but damage was limited to trees falling on mobile homes. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.