22 March 2012
Northern Michigan temperatures reached 86º at mid afternoon Wednesday. This is an astounding 49 degrees above the average for the day and time. At the same time, the lower Miss. Valley is being hit with flooding rains. Look at some of the rain totals below:
From NWS Detroit:
A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 83 DEGREES WAS SET AT THE SANDERSON FIELD AIRPORT IN SAULT STE MARIE MI ON WEDNESDAY...WHICH BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 57 DEGREES SET IN 1946. TODAYS HIGH TEMPERATURE ALSO BREAKS THE ALL-TIME MARCH HIGH TEMPERATURE...WHICH WAS 75 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1946.