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On July 29 in Southwest Lower Michigan…

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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