Michael Behrens, WZZM 13 On Your Side

Michael Behrens

WZZM 13 On Your Side

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Rainy Saturday Sets Records In West Michigan

New records were set for rainfall and temperatures Saturday, Aug. 13 in West Michigan. Here's the benchmarks we topped! → Read More

Beach Ambassadors aim to help curb Lake Michigan drownings

Two communities affected by drownings are taking a new approach to keep people safe at beaches without lifeguards. → Read More

Mother of drowning victim wants to change the discussion around lake safety

On high wave days the danger on Lake Michigan is obvious, but those aren't the only days that can be treacherous. Here's what one mother wants people to know! → Read More

Kent County Youth Fair continues through Saturday

The long-running Kent County Youth Fair continues this week through Saturday, Aug. 13. Here's the details! → Read More

VERIFY: Is Lake Michigan The Most Dangerous Lake?

After seeing a social media post claiming Lake Michigan as the most dangerous lake in the country, we set out to VERIFY if that is true. Here's what we found! → Read More

Harmful Blue-Green Algae Bloom Found In West Michigan

The harmful algae has been detected in Allegan County. Here's what you should know. → Read More

A Hot Start To August Looking Possible!

Long range temperature outlooks are trending very warm as we head into August. Meteorologist Michael Behrens explains what to expect in West Michigan! → Read More

Saturday night could bring strong to severe storms to West Michigan

We are tracking the risk for strong to severe storms on Saturday night in West Michigan. Here's how the threat looks as of now. → Read More

Summers like Memphis could become the norm in Grand Rapids by 2100

By the year 2100 our summer temps could regularly feel like Memphis in the summer today. Meteorologist Michael Behrens explains. → Read More

The "Buck" Supermoon rises Wednesday night

The largest full moon of 2022 happens on Wednesday. Here's what makes it special. → Read More

Strong Storms possible tonight & again Tuesday night

We are tracking the risk for strong to possible severe storms on Monday and Tuesday night for West Michigan. Meteorologist Michael Behrens has the details! → Read More

Preparing Pets For Hot Weather!

With hot and very humid weather in place over West Michigan, you need to keep your pets safe from the heat. Here's some tips you need to know! → Read More

Severe Weather Monday; Then Things Heat Up!

Severe weather targets West Michigan on Monday, with a mini-heatwave to follow Tuesday & Wednesday. Meteorologist Michael Behrens has the latest details! → Read More

Thunderstorm Potential On The Rise for West Michigan!

Since 1979, the potential for thunderstorms in West Michigan has been on the rise. Meteorologist Michael Behrens explains what may be behind the trend. → Read More

First named storm of 2022 possible soon

The first named storm in the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Seasons could form Friday night or early Saturday. Meteorologist Michael Behrens has the latest. → Read More

Summer Boating Safety Refresh!

As we head into the summer, it's important to remember your boating safety best practices. Meteorologist Michael Behrens and the USCG Grand Haven have a refresher! → Read More

With stink bug season approaching, here's everything you need to know

Stink bugs are back as temperatures warm in West Michigan. Meteorologist Michael Behrens looks at what you should know! → Read More

Why tornadoes like the Gaylord EF-3 are rare in Michigan

Michigan does not see a tornado as strong as what hit Gaylord very often. Meteorologist Michael Behrens explains why. → Read More

Gaylord, Michigan tornado causes significant damage

The NWS confirms a tornado was on the ground and causing significant damage Friday afternoon. → Read More

Don't Get A BUI This Memorial Day!

Boating under the influence can be just as deadly as driving under the influence. Here's what you need to know to stay safe this Memorial Day. → Read More