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Updated: 12:19pm on 12/13/18



High: 32.1° 
Low: 29.4° 



Wind: 9 mph from the SSE
Gust: 10 mph
Today's High Wind: 28 mph at 1:45am
Humidity: 96%
Pressure: 30.09 in  (Steady) 
Pressure Rate: -0.011 in/hr
Dew Point: 31.1°
Wind Chill: 24.3°
Heat Index (feels like): 38.7°
Comfort Level: Uncomfortably Cold
Temperature Rate:  0.48°/hr

10 Day Forecast for Bay Mills and Brimley

ThursdayGenerally cloudy. Flurries or freezing drizzle possible. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday NightCloudy with periods of light snow after midnight. Low 31F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 70%.
FridayMostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday NightClear skies. Low 28F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
SaturdayMainly sunny. High around 35F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday NightClear skies. Low 27F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
SundaySome clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 37F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday NightPartly cloudy skies early will become overcast later during the night. Low 28F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.
MondayCloudy. High 31F. Winds NNW at 15 to 25 mph.
Monday NightMostly cloudy skies. Low 17F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
TuesdayPartly cloudy skies. High 27F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday NightPartly cloudy skies. Low around 25F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
WednesdayPartly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 32F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday NightCloudy skies with late-night snow showers. Low 27F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
ThursdayVariable clouds with snow showers. High 32F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Thursday NightVariably cloudy with snow showers. Low near 25F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Snowfall around one inch.
FridayMostly cloudy skies. High 29F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday NightPartly to mostly cloudy. Low 23F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
SaturdayIntervals of clouds and sunshine. High 27F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday NightOccasional snow showers. Low around 20F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
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BMCC Themis E/PO Magnetometer

30 Minute Plot 24 Hour Plot

The THEMIS Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) team has established ten ground-based magnetometer stations. The network of these teachers, students, and magnetometers together with other students who participate using the web is called the Geomagnetic Event Observation Network by Students (GEONS).

The West Campus of BMCC is one of these sites. A magnetometer is buried in the woods across from the Amik building. This unit can be thought of as a "Northern Lights" detector. When you see red in the graph below, it very likely means a solar storm has been detected. Blue represent quietness. This site picks up very little residual "noise" so expect to see some nice deep blue colors during times of little solar activity.

Magnetometers can be very sensitive devices. We suspect the device here can detect an ore boat passing nearby on Lake Superior. They are known to detect trucks that pass by if they are put too close to a highway. Tree root "noise" can be detected when trees sway in a very strong wind. This is an amazing device.

Chances are if you own a smart phone, you have a miniture version of a magnetometer built inside. That is how your phone knows which way is magnetic north. Some smart phones even have a "metal detector" app you can download and play with.

There is more information on how to read these graphs (and much more) at this link. Thank you, Berkeley for providing this unit to us and for processing the data that comes from it.


Link to the Berkley site.