Friday, February 3, 2012
Halfway through the season, we've had little snowfall and averaged 30 degrees.
Show of hands: Who went out without gloves this week or rode with a car window open? You're not alone. January just went out like a lamb, a two-months-early calendar twist that's unusual here. So is an average Metro Detroit winter temperature of 30.7 degrees, six weeks into the season, and snowfall barely above nine inches – compared to nearly 18 inches in January 2011. "It is surprising," National Weather Service meteorologist said this week from the monitoring station at White Lake. It recorded a Tuesday reading of 56 degrees and forecasts high temperatures of 40-44 degrees through Monday. In Rochester, unseasonal weather won’t stop a Snow Daze benefit for the Animal Care Network this Saturday afternoon. "We plan to host our annual Snow …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Snow will fall throughout the day as winds pick up and temps fall this afternoon.
The fluffy snow falling across the region will continue throughout the day with accumulations of 1-3 inches expected by the end of the day, according to the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac. Temperatures will fall to freezing by around 5 p.m. with a nighttime low around 19 degrees. In addition to cold temperatures, blustery conditions are expected tonight as winds pick up this evening to between 14 and 21 m.p.h. with gusts as high as 28 m.p.h. Wednesday is expected to be sunny and windy with a high near 26.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A winter weather storm has been issued for Macomb County.
Even though the calendar says spring, Old Man Winter has not released his grips on us just yet. A winter storm warning has been issued for Macomb County and parts of southeast Michigan. The storm warning is in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday. As a mix of rain, sleet and snow continues to fall overnight, the roadways are expected to become slippery and dangerous, making Wednesday morning’s commute treacherous. Ice is expected to coat power lines and tree limbs, and gusty wind may knock down power lines. The freezing rain may be heavy for periods of time and thunder is likely. The precipitation will turn into snow Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, resulting in about 1 to 2 inches of possible snow. Stay with Patch.com …