Metro Detroit weather: Cold Sunday, snow returns tonight
After some morning sunshine and subzero conditions, temperatures rise and clouds gather this afternoon. Temperatures continue to rise and snow starts to fall tonight and tomorrow morning. We have not seen temperatures rise above freezing since Feb. 5, but there’s a good chance of that happening, Sunday afternoon. Monday morning, rain will mix with snow at times, and this will cut down on snow totals. Afternoon temperatures return to the 30s.
Macomb County seniors brave snowy roads to get vaccinated
It is easy to understand why many people would want to postpone any plans including COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Still, many people made sure they attended the vaccination appointments they had Tuesday in Macomb County. Clinton Township resident, Kelly Moore, had to work on clearing the snow to make his Tuesday vaccination appointment. Read: Macomb County to reschedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for anyone unable to make visit due to weather“It took a long time to get the appointment,” said Arlene Collins of Roseville. Read more: Macomb County is expanding COVID vaccination transportation service for seniors
City of Detroit to plow residential streets Tuesday morning
DETROIT – With snow expected to be 6-10 inches high, the city of Detroit will start plowing streets Tuesday morning. Tuesday morning update:From the city of Detroit at 10 a.m.:City contractors began residential street plowing at 6 AM today; have until 6 AM Wednesday to complete workResidents asked to remain patient over the next 24 hoursDPW crews will plow and salt on major thoroughfares. Bike lanes will be cleared after vehicle travel lanes have all been removed of snow; accumulated snow in bike lanes will be pushed to the closest intersection and hauled away. “Some time tomorrow (Tuesday), you can expect to see the plows starting to come down the residential streets.”AdThe snow is also forcing the city to move Tuesday’s COVID vaccinations at the TCF Center to Saturday. Detroit residents can call 313-224-3901 to report if their street was missed after the city has announced it is done plowing the streets.
Live weather radar: Snow in Michigan
DETROIT – A powdery trace to two or more inches of snow will fall by the end of breakfast Sunday morning. Track the live radar in the video player above. Have a smart TV? Watch the weather radar on your TVIf you have a smart TV (Apple, Roku, etc. ), you can go to the WDIV Local 4 Detroit channel and stream the live weather radar right there on your TV.
Chicago's cold weather: Wind chill of -30 possible
Snowfall that ended late Saturday brought about an inch of snow to the area, but Birk said at least two more bouts of light to moderate snow were expected to hit the Chicago area in the next couple of days, with the next system forecast to drop another 3 inches late Sunday night into Monday.chicagotribune.com
Live weather radar: Snow in Michigan
DETROIT – Snow is headed for Metro Detroit once again. Track live radar in the video player above. Have a smart TV? Watch the weather radar on your TVIf you have a smart TV (Apple, Roku, etc. ), you can go to the WDIV Local 4 Detroit channel and stream the live weather radar right there on your TV.
Snow totals in southeast Michigan -- How much did we get?
Practice makes perfect. If you live somewhere where it snows a lotor at all, reallyit's not a bad idea to find a vacant parking lot in which to practice driving in the white stuff. Hit the gas, slam on the brakes, jerk the steering wheel. Slide the car and spin it around to see what those things feel like and how best to straighten out. This will help you learn your car's limits.
Metro Detroit weather: Warm week leads to wet weekend
And from the looks of our forecast, January 13th may hold onto that honor for quite some time. Low 40s will still be an improvement over much of this month and 10 degrees above normal. Late Week SystemThursday evening, rain will roll in and be with us overnight. Don’t be surprised to see a few snow showers during Friday morning’s commute. Around sunset, we’ll see a transition back to snow showers, again with very little moisture.
Michigan winter weather advisory: Several inches of snow expected Monday-Tuesday
Snowfall totals expectedAs far as total snowfall is concerned, there will be a steady gradient of diminishing snow totals from east to west. Here’s how I see those totals breaking down:The far east side should receive 2 to 4 inches of total snow. Remember that the Local4Casters weather app has everything you need to prepare you for the two days ahead -- including live radar and a road conditions product. If you’re one of the few who doesn’t have the nation’s best weather app, what are you waiting for? Highs will generally be near 40 degrees (4 to 5 degrees Celsius), with lows generally in the mid to upper 20s (-4 to -2 degrees Celsius).
Two October snowfall records broken as Marquette records 8 inches of snow Sunday
Snow in October is not entirely surprising in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula -- but this much snow is record breaking. The National Weather Service reported two broken snowfall records at their Marquette office on Sunday. “We recorded 8.3 inches yesterday, which breaks the old record of 3.1 inches set in 1976! This recent snowfall also established a new monthly snowfall record for the month of October at our office. Weather records for the National Weather Service office located in Negaunee Township date back to 1961.”We haven’t seen any snow in the Metro Detroit region yet.
Snow emergencies issued in Metro Detroit for Feb. 25-26 -- view list here
With several inches of snow expected Tuesday night into Wednesday, several Metro Detroit communities are issuing snow emergencies. Bookmark these pages:Communities will issue snow emergencies to alert drivers that vehicles should be moved from city streets to make way for snow plow trucks. Here is the list of snow emergencies:Wayne County:Garden City -- in effect 8 a.m. Wednesday until further notice -- “For the safety of your vehicles and for snow removal purposes, vehicle parking is prohibited on City streets during a snow emergency. Vehicles may not be put back in the street until the snow emergency has been cancelled,” reads a statement from the city. Southgate -- in effect from 8 a.m. Wednesday until 4 p.m. ThursdayMacomb County:Fraser -- in effect 6 p.m. Tuesday until further notice -- the city is asking residents not to park vehicles on any city street after 8 p.m. so city plows can clear all surface streets.
Snow emergencies issued in Metro Detroit for Jan. 17-19 -- view list here
Royal Oak -- The city of Royal Oak declared a snow emergency at 7 a.m. Saturday. As per city ordinance, when a snow emergency is declared, parking is not permitted on city streets until the snow emergency has been lifted. For a map of available snow emergency parking locations within Oak Park, visit this link: www.bit.ly/OPSnowEmergencyParkingFerndale -- in effect 8 a.m. Saturday until further notice. Clawson -- in effect 12 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18. Southgate -- in effect 12 a.m. Saturday until 12 a.m. Sunday.
First snowfall of season in Metro Detroit: Share your photos
DETROIT – OK, it’s that time of the year. We’re seeing the first snowfall of the season today in Metro Detroit. It may not be much, but there is a nice layer decorating lawns and roofs as we head out to work or school. You’re likely going to need some extra time to make your commute. Let’s share some beauty shots while it’s still fresh: