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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned for Michigan on Thursday

State police and emergency management officials are asking Michigan residents to take part in a statewide tornado drill this week.

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Driver Gets Extremely (And Dangerously) Close to Tornado

A tornado is one of the most unforgiving weather events. If you don't think so, just watch this.

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Thunderstorms Seen From Space Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine

If you survived the brutally cold winter we're still trying to get over, then you know how powerful Mother Nature can be. Not that you needed it, but here's another reminder.

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Watch for Northern Lights in Michigan Tonight

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space Weather Prediction Center has observed a severe geomagnetic storm.

The storm has raised Michigan's chances of seeing the northern lights tonight.

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Water Levels of Most West Michigan-Area Rivers Remaining Below Flood Stage

The National Weather Service reports that the Macatawa River near Zeeland is near flood stage, while most other regularly monitored river levels are lower.

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Michigan’s Cold February Creates All-Time Natural Gas Usage Records

Last month's record cold led to record usage of gas to heat homes across Michigan.

Consumers Energy reports the all-time records for most natural gas delivered in one day and most gas delivered in one hour were both set last month.

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Gilda’s LaughFest’s Community Kickoff Moved to Fountain Street Church

Gilda’s LaughFest is relocating its LaughFest Community Kickoff for the 10-day festival on Thursday night to Fountain Street Church because of weather concerns, festival officials announced.

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It’s Been a Wacky Winter of Weather [Infographic]

Lots of snow in November, almost no snow in December and now near-record cold has added up to one of the most unusual winters ever in West Michigan.

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Tired of Snow Blowing Your Driveway? Try the Toilet Plow [video]

With the amount of snow that has fallen, you need to find ways to keep your spirits up. That's certainly what this guy is doing.

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Michigan Makes 10 Most Miserable States

As we head out into the coldest day of the year, it's not very gratifying to find out the Mitten State has slipped into the top 10 of the most miserable states in the U.S.

The annual Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index is out, and Michigan is the ninth most miserable state in the union.

At the other end of the spectrum, Alaska is the happiest state.

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Great Lakes Ice Coverage Grows Over 15 Percent in Three Days

Great Lakes ice coverage was measured over 85 percent on February 18, 2015.

On February 15, total ice coverage was under 70 percent.

Watch an animation that shows how quickly the ice has grown over the past 30 days.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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