Thursday, January 31, 2013
Weather conditions have caused numerous crashes all over the region in Southeastern Michigan.
Near white-out conditions caused several accidents in Livingston County and several crashes across the region Thursday afternoon. Livingston County 911 Central Dispatch reported numerous accidents in problem areas like eastbound I-96 near M-59, Hartland and Dunham roads and Old US-23 and Crouse Road in Hartland Township, according to Livingston Daily. Fenton Patch reported at least five crashes within an hour of each other, mainly on US-23. A 20-car pileup, involving two semi trucks occurred in Mundy Township, closing US 23 between Hill and Thompson Roads, reported the Flint Journal. The storm also contributed to a horrific accident on I-75 in Detroit as three people were killed and 20 people hurt in an at least 30 car crash, reported the …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Expect snow and a mix of freezing rain Sunday night and into Monday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern Michigan, including Livingston County. The advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday night until 6 a.m. Monday morning. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see snow showers changeover to a mix of snow and freezing rain around midnight. Air temperatures are then expected to rise above freezing by 3 a.m., which will then support another changeover to rain. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch are possible, mainly on elevated surfaces. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in some areas, including Brighton and Hartland. According to the NWS, here's what to watch out for:
Friday, December 21, 2012
Expect snow showers and high wind throughout the day Friday, the official first day of winter.
Winter weather has arrived to Michigan right on time. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern, western and mid Michigan Friday. The advisory is in effect from 9 a.m.-midnight on Dec. 21—which also happens to be the official winter solstice. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see strong winds coming in from the northwest throughout the afternoon and evening. Gusts could be as high as 45 miles per hour. Snow showers will continue through the morning, but should stop by early evening. We can expect to see snow accumulation of around an inch in most areas, including Hartland. Some areas of Michigan, however, could see as much as three inches of snow. According to the NWS, here's what…