NATIONAL CITY – The Sand Lake Summer Family Festival, which was first introduced more than five decades ago, has long offered activities for those of all ages and interests. And that mixture of amusement will be maintained when the event enters its 54th year this weekend.

HALE – Already known as the largest bogging event in the north, Michigan Mud Jam (MMJ) is preparing to exceed expectations in 2022, during the ninth annual run.

East Tawas, MI

Right Now
66°
Clear
  • Humidity: 62%
  • Feels Like: 66°
  • Heat Index: 66°
  • Wind: 3 mph
  • Wind Chill: 66°
  • UV Index: 5 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:34:47 AM
  • Sunset: 08:41:38 PM
  • Dew Point: 53°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Cloudy skies with a few showers this afternoon. High 74F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tonight

Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. Low 58F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Tomorrow

Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 69F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Next 12 Hours

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5 AM
64°
2%
5 AM
64°

Wind: S @ 3 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 67%

Wind Chill: 64°

Heat Index: 64°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 AM
62°
3%
6 AM
62°

Wind: S @ 2 mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 72%

Wind Chill: 62°

Heat Index: 62°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 AM
61°
3%
7 AM
61°

Wind: SSW @ 4 mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 79%

Wind Chill: 61°

Heat Index: 61°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 AM
59°
5%
8 AM
59°

Wind: SSW @ 3 mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 89%

Wind Chill: 59°

Heat Index: 59°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 AM
63°
6%
9 AM
63°

Wind: SSW @ 4 mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 79%

Wind Chill: 63°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 AM
66°
5%
10 AM
66°

Wind: SW @ 4 mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 69%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 AM
69°
15%
11 AM
69°

Wind: SW @ 5 mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
71°
15%
12 PM
71°

Wind: SSW @ 5 mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 56%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
74°
15%
1 PM
74°

Wind: SSW @ 6 mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 47%

Wind Chill: 74°

Heat Index: 74°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
74°
16%
2 PM
74°

Wind: SSW @ 8 mph

Precip: 16% Chance

Humidity: 48%

Wind Chill: 74°

Heat Index: 74°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
72°
15%
3 PM
72°

Wind: SW @ 7 mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 51%

Wind Chill: 72°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

4 PM
70°
15%
4 PM
70°

Wind: SW @ 8 mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 52%

Wind Chill: 70°

Heat Index: 70°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

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