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Grand Rapids Summer Temperatures Suggest a Very Snowy Winter Ahead

Grand Rapids has not had a 90 degree day in 2014.

If our cool summer continues, recent history tells us we are in for a very snowy winter.

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Jared Wickerham, Getty Images
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Spider Monkeys at John Ball Zoo enjoy tasty snow treat [Video]

The spider monkeys at John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids got a little taste of winter.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
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Grand Rapids Snow Plowing Pushback Schedule Through March 7

Grand Rapids is continuing it's work to clear and widen streets.

The snow plowing pushback schedule through March 7 is available, along with a map.

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Matthew Cavanaugh, Getty Images
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Winter 2013-14 Second Snowiest on Record in Grand Rapids

It's the second snowiest winter on record in Grand Rapids and it's not over yet.

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Cardboard Bobsled 2014
Cardboard Bobsled 2014 was fun!
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Cardboard Bobsleds Successfully Crashed Down the Cannonsburg Hillside Today

Today's Cardboard Bobsled event at Cannonsburg was something I've been looking forward to for quite a while now!  What could be more fun than a bunch of people out on a hill, building bobsleds from cardboard and duct tape, not caring if the thing really held up on the way down the slope?

Thanks to everyone who came out and had fun with us today!  More than 50 bobsleds raced at least partway down the slope, creatively decorated and with people in costume, to the amusement of all.

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Grand Rapids Township snow artist Stephen Garcia dreads sunshine that will melt his sculpture. (Photo: WZZM-TV)
Grand Rapids Township snow artist Stephen Garcia dreads sunshine that will melt his sculpture. (Photo: WZZM-TV)
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Grand Rapids’ Snow Shark [Video]

The Grand Rapids Township snow shark is making headlines locally and across the country.

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Joshua Lott, Getty Images
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Warm Weather Ahead Could Mean Flooding in Grand Rapids

The record setting snow and cold we've had this winter combined with a possible warm-up this week has created a risk of flooding in Grand Rapids.

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(Photo by George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images)
(Photo by George Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images)
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What Do You Do When You’re Tired of Shoveling Snow? Pray! [Video]

This is the sweetest thing. 

This little 4-year old boy is pretty tired of shoveling snow.  Hey, it's hard, OK.

So, what does he do?

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Jeff Swensen, Getty Images
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West Michigan’s Deep Snow Creates Big Risk of Flooding

All of our piles of snow are going to melt some day.

If it happens all at once, we could have some big problems.

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50-foot-tall Foley Snowman
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Minnesota Farmer Builds Giant 50-Foot-Tall Snowman [Video]

For the last month and a half, Foley farmer Greg Novak has been busy building a 50-foot tall snowman.

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drtel, flickr
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Describe Winter 2013-14 In Three Words

Extreme cold, ice storms, power outages, snow, high winds, and more.

It's been a memorable winter.

How would you describe it?

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Detroit Deals With Heavy Snow And Bitter Cold
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Greater Grand Rapids: Stuck in Polar Mode [Video]

Good morning. Welcome to the artic. You've been officially temporarily moved to a polar region.

Michigan and the Midwest are stuck in a polar vortex, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office. Typically, such an arctic blast -- or wintry hurricane -- only hits northeastern Canada a la Ontario, Quebec and regions further north.

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