Eaton County woman rescued from subzero temperatures after car gets stuck in snow
A 43-year-old Michigan woman is happy to be alive after her car got stuck in the snow amid subzero temperatures this week. According to Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich, the woman was leaving work early Tuesday morning when her Ford Blazer got stuck. Because the snow was so high, police officers had to use the assistance of nearly the entire community to help the woman. Ad“(It was) with the help of Michigan State Police, the deputy sheriff at Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, as well as Grand Ledge Fire and their EMS, the Eaton County Road Commission’s office as well as a landscape business,” Reich said. It’s also recommended that drivers use main roads if no snow has been plowed on your usual daily routes.
Detroit officers help seniors shovel snow after winter storm
DETROIT – Detroit city contractors are working to achieve a 24 hour goal, meaning they will have until 6 a.m. to get all residential streets cleared, so that drivers can have an easier time getting around. Sharon Pannel ,70, is one of the many seniors in Detroit not able to shovel snow from her own driveway. Who is going to shovel my snow?”That is where the Detroit Police Department came into the picture. To come out here and shovel the snow and we get a run out here. They’re asking residents to be patient as they have 1884 miles of residential roads to clear.
Look at this amazing satellite imagery of snow storm sweeping over Michigan
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-16 satellite recorded this amazing view of the snow storm that swept through the Great Lakes region this week. #SATELLITE SPOTLIGHT: Today's visible loop from @NOAA's #GOES16🛰️ shows two interesting features. Snow left behind from this week's winter storm can be seen in places from the Great Lakes southward to the Appalachians. pic.twitter.com/L36ACi9EiQ — NOAA Satellites - Public Affairs (@NOAASatellitePA) December 2, 2020Very cool (no pun intended). This makes it clear Michigan got kind of passed up by this storm -- bummer, if you like the snow.
Canadian town buried in 30 inches of snow
ST. JOHN'S, NL – Residents of a Canadian town faced a snowstorm that brought them 30 inches of now over the weekend. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada is in a state of emergency with 300 Canadian troops planned to arrive Monday morning to help take residents to emergency centers and make sure those with health issues are taken care of.