If you like it hot and muggy, this is the week for you.

This is going to be the perfect week to head to the beach, or your neighbor's pool.  Temperatures will be in the upper 80's and low 90's this week and right now it looks like those temps will be sticking around through the weekend as well.

According to the weather channel, the forecast for the Lansing area has our temperature ranging from the upper 80's to the low 90's. Those numbers don't appear to be changing until next week when we will see the temperature in the low 80's.

Lansing forecast, Weather Channel

This hot and muggy weather is affecting all of Michigan and plans no signs of letting up, at least for the near future.

With this week's warmer than normal temperature in the Lansing area, we will also be seeing isolated thunderstorms popping up throughout the week.  For those of us who love gardening and just being outside, be aware of mosquitos. The population of those little buggers seems to explore overnight, wreaking havoc on my outdoor time.

Some good old advice you more than likely heard from your Mom growing up here in Michigan, when the weather turns hot, hot, hot, slow yourself down. Hydrate and don't allow yourself to get overheated.  Heatstroke is nothing to mess around with, I know that first hand.

So yeah, it's gonna be hot, but this is Michigan and we are from hardy stock.  My advice is to pack up the car, if you don't have a pool, and head off to one of our many lakes and enjoy what is left of our Michigan summer.
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