Monroe County gets White Christmas for 2020
This was the first White Christmas - with snowfall on the ground - in three years. The Monroe County region enjoyed its first White Christmas in three years Friday. The storm brought out the salt trucks and plows as even more snow fell Christmas Day. But in 2017, five inches of snow fell Dec. 23-24 to assure a white cover that year. The Christmas snowfall boosted the total snowfall so far for this winter to 13.3 inches.monroenews.com
Metro Detroit weather: A White Christmas for Michiganders
We’ll still have some snow showers to deal with tonight, although they should gradually diminish after midnight. Becoming partly cloudy for part of our Saturday night, with lows near 20 degrees (-7 degrees Celsius). Temperatures slowly falling through the 30s…probably into the low 30s by late afternoon (0 degrees Celsius). Mostly sunny on Tuesday, with highs near 30 degrees (-12 degrees Celsius). Mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered snow showers possible on Friday, with highs in the low 30s (0 degrees Celsius).
COVID-19 Jingles: Michigan health system remixes holiday songs with pandemic advice
DETROIT – A Michigan healthcare system that has battled the worst of Michigan’s COVID-19 outbreak is getting in the holiday spirit by swapping out the lyrics of classic Christmas songs to offer advice for this year’s festivities. 🥁 Posted by Beaumont Health on Tuesday, December 22, 2020Listen to the song - with its original lyrics - below. 🎶 Posted by Beaumont Health on Thursday, December 24, 2020Take listen to the song below. 🎶 Posted by Beaumont Health on Monday, December 21, 2020Listen to the song below. Beaumont Health is a hospital system in Wayne County where 461 new coronavirus cases were reported Wednesday - the most of any Michigan county.mlive.com
Metro Detroit weather: Cold, blustery Christmas Eve
Christmas Day remains snowy. Snow showers return Thursday evening, to prep Santa and his sleigh for a good landing overnight. Christmas Day is a White Christmas in my book. Despite the lack of an inch of snow on the ground in many neighborhoods, snowflakes will be falling with scattered snow showers. · Track the live Michigan Weather Radar here· Track severe weather alerts here· Submit storm photos here· Find more weather forecast articles at Weather Center
Santa Claus visits children, patients at Hurley Medical Center with Flint parade
FLINT, MI -- Days before Christmas, Santa Claus made a special stop in Flint to visit the children at Hurley Medical Center. Mundy Township firefighter Chad Watson reached out to Hurley’s Public Safety Director Matt Murray inquiring about the annual Glow for Miracles event. Here at Hurley Children’s Hospital, we are always looking for ways to make our pediatric patients feel special,” said Laura Jasso, Administrator Marketing and Community Relations for Hurley. “Having Santa make a special trip to the hospital, even socially distanced outside, reminds our young patients that they aren’t forgotten. The goal, ultimately, was to show the patients in the Pediatrics Department at Hurley Children’s Hospital that Santa Claus hasn’t forgotten them.mlive.com
Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Sunday with overcast skies
Sunday rounds out the last weekend before Christmas, and will continue to have overcast skies. A fast-moving clipper-like system will zip across the area with rain and snow showers Monday. Afternoon temperatures reach the middle and upper 30s. The first day of the holiday will be partly sunny and cold with morning temperatures in the teens and afternoon temperatures in the middle and upper 20s. · Track the live Michigan Weather Radar here· Track severe weather alerts here· Submit storm photos here· Find more weather forecast articles at Weather Center
Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy, chilly Saturday night with some fog
Tomorrow will be cloudy, chilly but dry. After a bit of sunshine the middle of next week, slippery weather, including snow, returns for Christmas Eve and part of Christmas Day. Monday afternoon will be mostly cloudy and chilly with light snow and rain returning. Wednesday will be the “mildest” day of Christmas week under mostly cloudy skies. · Track the live Michigan Weather Radar here· Track severe weather alerts here· Submit storm photos here· Find more weather forecast articles at Weather Center
Metro Detroit weather: Sloppy weekend ahead
But starting in the mid-afternoon Saturday, expect some rain and snow showers, transitioning to rain as temperatures will max out in the upper 30s. Lake-effect snow showers behind the organized snow could add to those totals somewhat. But whatever falls on the 24th will likely be around for Christmas Day. More lake-effect snow showers are possible Friday, too. Christmas Day will be even colder with highs in the mid 20s.
Metro Detroit weather: Snow potential starting to ramp up heading toward Christmas
DETROIT – Expect an active forecast going into the Christmas holiday, as the snow potential is starting to ramp up. Most of the moisture from that system should hang out in the northern part of the state, but rain and snow showers are possible. White Christmas chanceTemperatures will start dropping on Christmas Eve after a relatively mild start to next week. Highs will stay below freezing on Dec. 24, so some late rain and snow Wednesday will transition to all snow by Thursday morning. Plus, with Christmas Day highs only reaching the mid-20s, whatever does show up Thursday will likely hang around even past the official measurement time of 7 a.m. Expect some flurries on Christmas Day.
Metro Detroit weather: A few more snow flakes
As for today, I think we’ll only see occasional flurries or light snow showers, with no impact on our roads. Highs will struggle to get to freezing (32 degrees -- 0 degrees Celsius), with a north wind at 5 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy Thursday night, with lows in the mid 20s (-4 degrees Celsius). So right now, I think we’ll start the day mostly cloudy, become partly cloudy for a few hours, then become mostly cloudy again. Highs Saturday should get to near 40 degrees (4 to 5 degrees Celsius), and highs Sunday in the upper 30s (3 to 4 degrees Celsius).
Best Christmas movie? Local 4 team picks their favorites
DETROIT – What’s your all-time favorite Christmas movie? Vote now: Local 4′s Christmas Movie Bracket challenge -- vote and win prizes! Local 4 picks for best Christmas movie (for Insiders only):Devin Scillian: I’m sorry it’s not a particularly original thought, but I have to go with the OG. While that’s my favorite, I do acknowledge that the BEST Christmas movie, despite featuring the world’s worst parenting, is Home Alone. But anyways that’s my favorite Christmas movie and KEEP THE CHANGE YOU FILTHY ANIMAL….
Metro Detroit weather forecast: Sunshine this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 30s
DETROIT – Happy finally Friday, the last day of Fall 2019! Milky sunshine this afternoon with temperatures in the middle to upper 30s and lighter winds. Look for clouds in the morning giving way to Saturday sunshine through the afternoon as highs hit the lower 40s with light winds SW 5-12 mph. It’s going to be close to that on Monday around Metro Detroit with tons of sunshine, and we will stay in those 40s with dry weather through Christmas. No big storms coming our way, so there is seemingly no chance for a White Christmas in Detroit.