Hi Terry The great lakes is a good source of moisture for precipitation all year around. But, in addition, those three states are often the entry point from Canada of cold fronts, Alberta clippers
Hi Bobbi I would say that a threat for harm from a thunderstorm would be that thunder would be near but a strike from overhead would result in thunder heard simultaneously or slightly after the stroke
Hi Bobbi Light and lightning is faster than sound. So, it would be likely that a cloud to ground lightning strike directly above you could not be heard prior to the lightning hitting the ground.
Hi Richard Typically the lowest temperature for a 24 hour day occurs around 4 to 5 am (an hour before sunrise); however, if a weather system , high or low pressure, cold /warm fronts, are in the area