Monday, May 20, 2013
The storm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Monday for Macomb County and surrounding areas. The storms may bring damaging winds and large hail to the county, including communities like St. Clair Shores, and Clinton, Macomb, Shelby and Chesterfield townships, according to the weather report. Dark skies are also expected throughout the week, with thunderstorms likely Tuesday and Wednesday and a 50 percent chance of rainfall Thursday, the weather service states.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Flood watch in effect for the area through Friday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Shelby Township, Utica and other communities in Macomb County as of Thursday morning. Severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday afternoon and evening across all of Southeastern Michigan. According to the NWS, the main hazard with these storms will be damaging winds up to 70 miles per hour, but isolated tornadoes are possible along with large hail around one inch in diameter. Several inches of rain can be expected. With the ground already saturated from recent heavy rainfall, this will renew the potential for flooding. Rivers and streams, which are already running high, will see significant rises, which will increase the potential of flooding low lying and poor …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The flood watch is in effect for Macomb County from 2 p.m. April 10 through Friday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Shelby Township and other communities in Macomb County beginning Wednesday afternoon. According to the NWS, a frontal boundary extending north into Southeast Michigan could produce rain showers and thunderstorms in the Macomb area, dropping 2 to 4 inches of rain Wednesday through Friday. The rain could lead to rapid rises on area rivers and streams, with the potential for flooding in some low-lying urban areas, the NWS reports. The flood watch is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday morning for Wayne, Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, and Washtenaw counties. Residents can monitor the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A winter weather advisory is in effect for Shelby Township and Utica from 3 p.m. Tuesday to noon Wednesday.
When it comes to precipitation, Mother Nature just can't seem to make up her mind. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Shelby Township and Utica, and warns residents to prepare for a wintry mix of sleet, snow and freezing rain through Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, 2 to 4 inches of snow, rain and sleet was predicted before Wednesday morning. Wind gusts of up to 28 mph, as well as falling temperatures over the next 48 hours, were also in the forecast. "A plume of deep moisture will stream across southern Michigan late this afternoon through tonight and then linger into Wednesday," the forecast stated. Around town, everyone was talking about the impending storm. Business owners were …
Monday, February 25, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night for Shelby Township and Utica.
Shelby Township and Utica is under a winter storm watch starting Tuesday afternoon for a possible winter storm that could dump 6 inches of snow on the Metro Detroit area. The National Weather Service issued the watch for Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night for a storm that could bring 6 inches, or more, of heavy, wet snow to the area. While the watch has been issued, it could still be modified as "there is still some uncertainty as to the overall track of this storm system," the National Weather Service wrote in an advisory. As we prepare for another storm, remember that Michigan's Official Groundhog, Woody, and Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania, both predicted an early spring.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Much of Metro Detroit is under a wind advisory until 10 p.m. Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Shelby Township and Utica, and most counties in southeast Michigan, until 10 p.m. Monday. According to the National Weather Service, winds will increase during the day with with sustained winds of 25-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. The strongest gusts are expected to arrive in the afternoon and early evening. Patch will continue to monitor the weather, and possible power outages during the day and update readers during the day. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow Patch on Twitter | Sign up for Patch's free daily e-newsletter
Monday, February 4, 2013
The white stuff is already piling up on streets and driveways in Shelby Township and Utica.
A "clipper" — known in weather circles as a fast-moving low pressure system out of Canada — will bring around an inch of snow to Shelby Township and Utica on Monday. The snow will continue through Tuesday, when up to 2 additional inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service. Here's the forecast, day-by-day, for the Macomb County area:
Monday, January 28, 2013
As temperatures climb into the high 40s Monday morning, Shelby Township and Utica drivers could see areas of fog, according to the National Weather Service.
As temperatures rise rapidly Monday morning, motorists could face areas of fog amid a steady drizzle of rain, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for rain before 10 a.m., with fog creeping in after as the temperature moves toward a high of 48 degrees. Roadways could also be slippery following last night's rain-snow mix, which dropped between 1 and 2 inches of snow across the Metro Detroit area. Temperatures in Shelby Township and Utica could hit the mid 50s Tuesday, with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening as very warm and moist air moves in ahead of a cold front, according to the NWS. But don't get too excited. Winter is slated to return to the area Wednesday as temperatures drop into the 20s and snow …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Think frostbite is something that only happens in the Arctic? With a wind chill as low as 11 degrees-below-zero expected for Shelby Township and Utica Wednesday, think again.
Temperatures will remain below freezing this week, with the wind chill expected to drop as low as 11 degrees below zero Wednesday. The Henry Ford Health System—which includes Henry Ford Macomb Health Center in Shelby Township—offers these tips to stay safe during this blistering cold weather. Prevention The key to avoiding cold weather injuries is to dress appropriately. This includes layering clothing with a first layer that pulls moisture away from the skin, an outer layer that keeps the elements out and a middle layer that insulates. Hats are a must because the head is where 30 percent of the body’s heat loss takes place. Gloves and face protection also are necessary in extremely cold weather. What is frostbite? Frostbite is caused by …
Friday, October 5, 2012
It's possible that there will be snowflakes mixed with the rain over southeast Michigan Tuesday and Wednesday.
Fall may be over sooner than we thought. It's possible we'll see snow early next week. Although it remains too early to say, there is a small chance for snowflakes mixed with rain, said meteorologist Cory Behnke, of the National Weather Service (NWS) Detroit/Pontiac Weather Forecast Office in White Lake. "As far as southeast Michigan is concerned, we're going to have a secondary cold front track through the Great Lakes region probably on Tuesday night," he said. He said it's possible there will be snowflakes Tuesday night and into Wednesday. "We don't have it in the forecast," Behnke said. "But I can't completely rule out the fact that we won't see any snowflakes, either." The average first date of measurable snow fall one-tenth of an inch…