$2,500 reward offered for information on shooter who targeted Detroit officers
DETROIT Detroit police and the US Marshals are searching for a person wanted in connection with a shooting targeting officers that happened on the citys west side around 3:15 a.m. Aug. 27. During the shooting officers from the 8th precinct were shot at by an unknown person inside a white Kia while investigating outside a motel on Telegraph near 6 Mile Road. He is described as Black, has long dreadlock braids, was wearing a black shirt, orange shorts, brown shoes and armed with a long gun. The US Marshals are offering a $2,500 reward for any information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit police at 313-596-2260.
Summer aint over yet: Heat wave on the way to Metro Detroit
DETROIT If you were just getting used to the 70s in August -- think again! Temperatures in Metro Detroit have been on the cooler side for the last week or two, and many have started thinking about fall already. Its going to really heat up this weekend and into next week. The average high temperature in Detroit (1980-2010 data) is 81.4. Heres a look at the forecast for the next week:7-day forecast in Metro Detroit.
Metro Detroit Weather: Tons of sun, upper 80s expected
We will see tons of Thursday sun around Metro Detroit today with lower humidity and warming temps. Look for highs in the mid to mainly upper 80s, but the reduced humidity will keep even that warmth on the more comfy side today with light winds E 5-10 mph. We will see a nice mix of sun and a few clouds tomorrow with highs again in the mid to upper 80s. Yes, the humidity does start to creep up slowly Friday and Saturday, and we will feel it even more by Sunday. Don't forget, the Local4Casters app is always your best weapon and tool when preparing for our crazy, changing weather and it's free!
Metro Detroit Weather: Muggy start with severe storms possible later
DETROIT It's a warm and muggy start to the work week, with Monday morning temps mainly in the low 70s as you head out and about. It's sweating weather today, starting early and the humidity will be with us all day and shower chances include both later this morning, and later in the day. SUNRISE: 6:36 AMThere are showers in SW Lower Michigan and Indiana that will try to work through Metro Detroit at some point later this morning. The Western half of Michigan is under a Marginal Risk for Severe Storms later today, so we should be just out of range for the strongest storms. SUNSET: 8:40 PMWe expect a few residual showers possible Tuesday around Metro Detroit as a cold front pushes through.
Severe weather threat upgraded in Metro Detroit: What to know
DETROIT Eyes to the skies later today as the heat and humidity will stir up some scattered storms. The Storm Prediction Center has now placed Metro Detroit in a Marginal Risk for Severe Storms Monday in the later afternoon and early evening. Highs today will hit 90F around Detroit with humidity will create uncomfortable and unstable air with a few storms capable of wind damage, dangerous lightning, and downpours. We expect a few residual showers possible Tuesday morning around Metro Detroit as that cold front pushes through. That means morning lows near 60F, with mid 80s for highs and a good deal of sunshine Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.