Tag Archives: Michigan

Outdoor Sporting Store Sees Effects of the Great Outdoors


In June of 2010, an EF2 tornado touched down in Dundee, MI, leaving behind a large amount of damage. Homes and hotels were destroyed, along with Cabela’s, Michigan’s most-visited destination, and Splash Universe. The roof and siding was torn off … Continue reading

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Pollution Triggered Floods and Prevention


Surrounded by the Great Lakes, Michigan weather is greatly influenced by the nearby bodies of water. One of the biggest natural threats in this State is flooding. Because of the neighboring waters, maintaining a delicate “environmental balance” is key to … Continue reading

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My Storm Chaser Experience


I know we have a few weeks before we begin studying tornadoes, but I wanted to blog about this topic because it is the only natural disaster that I have encountered in my lifetime. When a series of tornados hit … Continue reading

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1994 Mid-Michigan Earthquake


On September 2, 1994 just outside of Lansing, Michigan, in what is my hometown of Potterville, there was a 3.4 magnitude earthquake that rumbled through the city and was felt by most in the surrounding areas. The Epicenter was located almost exactly in the small town … Continue reading

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