Author: Austin Lowe

Adopt-A-Forest: Get Involved During Earth Month

Northern Michigan has many beauties. One of them is the nature and wildlife. However, trying to keep the forests clean can be a challenge. Programs like 4-H and Adopt-a-Forest help keep our Earth clean. It also takes people like Enya deFeijter, who are leading the charge of investing in our Earth. Enya is the 4-H Program Coordinator with Michigan State…

Weather On The Go Podcast: Earth Day Cleanup

On the latest Weather on the Go Podcast, meteorologist Austin Lowe sits down with Enya deFeijter, 4-H program coordinator for Michigan State University Extension in Ogemaw County. The two discuss stewardship opportunities and ways the community can give back this Earth Day weekend. Weather on the Go Podcast · Weather On The Go Podcast – Earth Day Cleanup Categories: Earth…

Earth Day: Investing in Our Warming Planet

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22. The former Governor of Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, was the founder of Earth Day in 1970. He passed away in 2005, but his legacy lives on. Scientists study the evolution of Earth, including the global changes in climate. Every April 22, Earth Day has a theme. For 2022, the focus is to invest in…

A Wet Start to Spring After Following a Dry Winter For Many

An extreme Fire Threat is expected to continue across the southern Plains today as strong winds meet with worsening drought conditions. This time last year 64.36% of the lower 48 was under some sort of drought category. 8.92% was in the extreme drought. Extreme drought is the worst drought category (level 4 out of 4).   As spring 2022 approaches…

Weather On The Go Podcast: Gaylord Radar Maintenance

On the latest Weather on the Go Podcast, meteorologist Austin Lowe breaks down the upgrades coming to the Gaylord radar and how it will impact everyone in northern Michigan. Austin speaks with Jim Keysor of the National Weather Service in Gaylord. Weather on the Go Podcast · Weather On The Go Podcast – Gaylord Radar Maintenance Categories: Podcast – Weather,…

Maintenance On Gaylord Radar May Lead to Issues Tracking Snow

You rely on the Doppler 9&10 Radar network every day to make plans as you head to work or to your grandson’s birthday party. But, have you ever thought about what life would be like if we did not have access to radar data? Radar has not always been easily accessible. The WSR-88D’s were built have not been replaced for…

Doppler 9&10 STEM: Gumdrop City

Teachers & Parents: Does your kid have a science question? Have them send us a video with a weather question to weather@9and10news.com! You thought you were done making Holiday treats in STEM? Nope, I have another one your you and the kids. Engineering your building using gumdrops, toothpicks, and anything else you can think of.  Here is what you will…