Nightside Report Feb. 6, 2021: Saturday night snow heading for Metro Detroit, winter weather expected to cause more ice jams along St. Clair River

A snow plow clears the road of snow December 9, 2005 near Lincoln, Massachusetts. The fast moving storm, shut down some schools and snarled traffic on its way to dumping up to seven inches of snow across the Northeast. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bitter cold causes more flooding concerns along St. Clair River

A State of Emergency was declared in Saint Clair County due to the flooding along its titular river, and ongoing cold weather is expected to bring more ice jams, causing more flooding concerns for residents.

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Metro Detroit weather: Snowfall to start near midnight Saturday

We remain in winter’s icy grip Saturday evening and overnight. More snow arrives with a storm system traveling to our south. Most, if not all, of the new snow will fall overnight while many Detroiters are sleeping. A light blanket of snow will greet us Sunday morning.

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4 Fast Facts

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  • Several members of Michigan’s congressional delegation are backing a bill that would help neighborhoods rebound from the current financial crisis. Click here to read more.
  • A family of three is OK after the garage connected to their Rochester Hills home caught fire. Click here to read more.
  • A new exhibit at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is celebrating the work of Black artists through books. Click here to read more.

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