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Sawyer, MI, to Joplin, MO, Weather: 7/30/22

I am starting today just north of the MI/IN border. As it turns out, there are very few inexpensive places to stay in the Chicago area, and the next open rest stop was over two hours south of Chicago, so … Continue reading

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Alpena, MI, to Chicago, IL, Weather: 7/29/22

I started today just north of Midland, MI, and was on a mission to drive north. I didn’t update this blog until 1 PM local. I will turn west out of Alpena, MI, and eventually head towards Chicago, IL, though … Continue reading

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Knoxville, TN, to Willow Springs, MO, Weather: 11/26/21

We are continuing on our new trek west! This morning, the weather has been overcast, with cold temperatures and calm winds. The NWS in Morristown, TN, forecasts (for Knoxville, TN) decreasing clouds, with a high temperature of 37 F. The … Continue reading

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Kingdom City, MO, to Rantoul, IL, Weather: 7/13/21

We did get on the road yesterday, and I took a different route to pick up some BBQ, but we ended up not going very far, maybe 120 miles or so, towards our destination. Today, we are targeting a Pilot … Continue reading

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Wheatland, MO, to Havana, IL Weather: 7/12/21

We decided to stay again yesterday and get a few more things done for work and school. I took a big bite out of the work I need to do this week, and JoAnna made a lot of progress towards … Continue reading

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Wheatland, MO, to Havana, IL Weather: 7/11/21

We decided to stay put yesterday and not chance trying to beat the storms to the next RV park or rest area. We spent another night in Wheatland, and will continue our trip today. It turned out to be a … Continue reading

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Wheatland, MO, to Quincy, IL, Weather: 7/10/21

We arrived at an RV park in Wheatland, MO. We figured we would stop here and get a few things done, but I went straight to bed anyhow. Today, we will be driving north and northeast, probably towards Quincy, IL. … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #31

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the Midwest. This image is neat, as it shows a healthy cumulus field over Michigan.  You can see the wind direction is from west to east over Michigan, as there is … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #18

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the southern Great Plains This week’s image is of the severe weather that was firing over the southern Great Plains. The SPC had issued a Moderate Risk for this area. Storms … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #17

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the center of the United States today. This week’s image is of a mid-latitude cyclone crossing northeast through the middle of the country. If you follow the clouds, you can find the … Continue reading

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