A few weeks ago, we might have been dreaming of springtime temperatures. This week, they're here! In fact, the National Weather Service forecast for Battle Creek promises daytime highs in the 50's.

Mlive chief meteorologist Mark Torregrossa, a frequent guest of The Richard Piet Show on WBCK, recently said Great Lakes ice might be a factor in keeping things cool this spring. But that was before this stretch of 50's showed up. Now, he's blogging about how quickly the Great Lakes ice is melting.

Hear the latest forecast on The Richard Piet Show mornings, with updates all day long on WBCK.