Winter heat wave sets record, causes deadly fog in Michigan
Winter heat wave pushes Michigan temperatures into mid-60s, spawns fog linked to crash death
A mid-winter heat wave has pushed Michigan's temperatures into the mid-60s, while rain and the rapid snowmelt have caused heavy fog cited in multiple crashes and at least one death.
The National Weather Service says Jackson and Pontiac were the state's hot spots Tuesday at 64 degrees.
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The weather service says Lansing's temperature hit 56 degrees, breaking the record of 54 degrees set on the date in 1932. It says the high reached 61 at Holland and Monroe and 57 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Police tell WILX-TV that fog and slick roads factored in a multivehicle crash on Interstate 496 that killed a 24-year-old Lansing man Tuesday morning.
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