Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued warnings due to warming temperatures and as much as an inch of rain expected Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for a portion of southeast Michigan, including Macomb County. The bulletin issued Monday afternoon indicated that warm temperatures on Tuesday will lead to a melting of 3 to 6 inches of packed snow. A frost depth of nearly 15 inches will prevent the water from being absorbed into the soil. In addition, more than an inch of rain is expected to fall Tuesday across the area. Showers with thunderstorms are possible after 1 p.m. A dense fog advisory is also in place Monday evening through 7 a.m. Tuesday in the Detroit area. Fog is expected to limit visibility to less than a quarter mile at times.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Damage caused by a broken water pipe may close the 37015 S. Gratiot Ave. office through the end of September.
The Secretary of State SUPER!Center at 16 Mile Road and Gratiot Avenue in Clinton Township is expected to remain closed this week and possibly through the end of September. The office was closed Tuesday, Aug. 28, after a water pipe broke and the floor was flooded with two inches of standing water. The break occurred between the close of business Monday and Tuesday morning, according to a Secretary of State press release. A restoration company has been contracted to survey and repair the damage. It is unknown at this time when the 37015 S. Gratiot Ave. office will re-open. In the meantime, customers who need to renew license plates, renew or replace driver’s licenses and ID cards, change their address or obtain duplicate titles or …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
March 12-16 is Flood Safety Awareness Week. Is your house ready?
Spring is almost here, but with warmer weather comes rain. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, floods are the second-most common and widespread of all natural disasters, affecting homeowners in all 50 states. In November 2011, multiple roads in Macomb Township flooded after heavy rains, as well as several parks and golf courses. Though most residents were not stranded, the rain forced detours and caused headaches for area drivers. If the rain hits this spring, will your home be ready? March 12-16 marks National Flood Awareness Week, and FEMA's Ready.gov site offers tips for flood safety and preparation. Check the river gauges in your area with the National Weather Service's interactive map. Or, check out FEMA's Floodsmart…
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Much of Macomb's low lying areas have flooded due to Tuesday's rain, and caused several roads to close, or partially close due to standing water.
Macomb Township remains under a flood warning from the National Weather Service Wednesday afternoon after relentless rains soaked the area Tuesday. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, the north branch of the Clinton River was at 14.1 feet and rising. Flood stage is 15 feet. The Macomb County Department of Roads is reporting the following closures, or partial closures, in Macomb Township as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday: