DETROIT – The eyes of the nation are on Portage, a city on Michigan’s west side in Kalamazoo County, just west of Battle Creek.
The monumental effort to create a COVID-19 vaccine came together Sunday as the first batches were shipped nationwide. It is the biggest vaccination effort in American history.
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Metro Detroit weather: Getting colder under cloudy skies, Sunday evening
We keep a fair amount of clouds around Sunday evening as it gets colder. Temperatures will be around 30°F shortly after dinner time.
Sunday night will be colder and partly cloudy. Overnight lows will be in the low 20s and wind chills in the teens anytime wind speed reaches 5 mph or greater.
4 Fast Facts
- Michigan State House and Senate offices will be closed Monday during the Electoral College vote. Click here to read more.
- The Wisconsin-based fighter pilot who died after a plane crashed in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has been identified as a 37-year-old combat veteran. Click here to read more.
- Metro Detroit hospitals are preparing timelines for vaccine distribution following authorization of Pfizer’s COVID vaccine. Click here to read more.
- U.S. officials say hackers broke into the networks of federal agencies including the Treasury and Commerce departments. Click here to read more.