Monday, May 20, 2013
The storm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Monday for Macomb County and surrounding areas. The storms may bring damaging winds and large hail to the county, including communities like St. Clair Shores, and Clinton, Macomb, Shelby and Chesterfield townships, according to the weather report. Dark skies are also expected throughout the week, with thunderstorms likely Tuesday and Wednesday and a 50 percent chance of rainfall Thursday, the weather service states.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The flood watch is in effect for Macomb County from 2 p.m. April 10 through Friday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Macomb Township and other communities in Macomb County beginning Wednesday afternoon. According to the NWS, a frontal boundary extending north into Southeast Michigan could produce rain showers and thunderstorms in the Macomb area, dropping 2 to 4 inches of rain Wednesday through Friday. The rain could lead to rapid rises on area rivers and streams, with the potential for flooding in some low-lying urban areas, the NWS reports. The flood watch is in effect from 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday morning for Wayne, Genesee, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee, St. Clair, Tuscola, and Washtenaw counties. Residents can monitor the …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The sun is shining brightly over Macomb Township today, but a wintry mix is predicted starting late Thursday night.
In the battle of spring vs. winter this week, winter is about to take the lead. Forecasters from the National Weather Service are calling for a chance of snow and freezing drizzle overnight. A "Hazardous Weather Statement" issued Thursday calls for a the freezing rain to develop after midnight in areas north of I-94, including Macomb Township. There is a 90 percent chance of snow and freezing rain on Friday. "A fast-moving storm system will bring accumulating snowfall late Friday afternoon through Friday night," the statement reads. "Confidence is increasing in appreciable snowfall in the 2 to 4-inch range across much of the area." There is a potential for the Friday evening rush hour to be impacted. Here's a look at the forecast beyond …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
High winds and snow flurries are expected to continue throughout the day.
A strong cold front in southeastern Michigan has brought high winds and lower temperatures to the region Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the region—including Macomb Township—until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Winds are expected to pick up throughout the day, with "frequent" gusts as high as 45 miles per hour. Additionally, the NWS reports, temperatures will fall to around 24 degrees by 3 p.m., and snow showers are expected. Snow accumulation should be less than one inch. The rest of the week won't provide much relief for those who are seeking spring-like weather. Temperatures are predicted to remain in the 20s and 30s, peaking at a high of 39 degrees on Saturday. The NWS cautions that the high winds …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Macomb, and much of Metro Detroit, is under a wind advisory until 10 p.m. Monday.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Macomb, and most counties in southeast Michigan, until 10 p.m. Monday. According to the National Weather Service, winds will increase during the day with with sustained winds of 25-30 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. The strongest gusts are expected to arrive in the afternoon and early evening. Patch will continue to monitor the weather, and possible power outages during the day and update readers during the day.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Here are some tips to keep in mind when driving in winter weather this season.
More snow is in the forecast Thursday night for southeastern Michigan, according to the National Weather Service. For motorists, icy and snow-covered roads can make travel a bit tricky. The Michigan Department of Transportation offers the following winter driving tips: It’s also important to keep your vehicle in good condition. The Department of State and the Michigan Sheriffs' Association offer these winter driving tips: Tell us in the comments' section below how you stay safe on the roads.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Here's the latest on the Macomb County-area weather.
The story of southeast Michigan's wild January weather continues Wednesday night, as forecasters call for a 40-degree temperature drop accompanied by high winds and snow. In the Macomb area — as in all across southeast Michigan — we've experienced snow, sleet, rain, fog and even thunder this week. It was 49 degrees at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Metro Detroit. By Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to drop to the low 20s. There is a 70 percent chance of snow beginning at about 1 p.m. The hazardous weather outlook calls for "gusty winds" of up to 40 to 45 mph as well as icy conditions on the roads. "Temperatures will fall rapidly late today and tonight. ..." according to the statement. "This will …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The recent cold snap has led ice to form on inland waterways, canals and along Lake St. Clair. While it may look safe, state officials recommend individuals follow some important safety tips before heading out on the ice.
Ice has started to form on inland waterways, canals and Lake St. Clair in recent weeks, much to the joy of anglers, snowmobilers and skiers. While it may look safe, officials with the Department of Natural Resources remind those who head out on the ice to take proper safety precautions. “All ice has the propensity to be dangerous,” said Lt. Steven Burton of the DNR’s Law Enforcement Division, said in a release. “Obviously, during some times of the year, some ice is much better than other ice, but no ice is ever completely safe ice.” The Department of Natural Resources share these safety tips for those heading out on the ice: Anyone who ventures out onto the ice is advised to keep the following precautions in mind: Burton added that ice …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A winter weather advisory has been issued from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
UPDATED 9 a.m. Wednesday -- Gas up the snowblowers, Macomb County. The National Weather Service is tracking a whopper of a winter storm headed for Southeast Michigan. The NWS has issued a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday. While Macomb County isn't expected to bear the full brunt of the storm, anywhere from 3 to 6 inches of snow could accumulate by Thursday morning. The snow is expected to start late Wednesday afternoon and continue though midnight, according to the NWS. Wind gusts up to 25 mph could also cause blowing and drifting snow, which may reduce visibility on the area's roadways to a half mile or less. Wednesday's temperature will peak around 32 degrees.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
It depends on where you are, but if you're in Macomb Township for Christmas 2012, it looks like there will be a few snowflakes.
You probably won't need your snow boots, but Macomb Township is due to get at least a few snowflakes this Christmas. The first major storm of the winter missed Macomb Township, but there is an 80 percent chance that it will snow on Christmas Eve. According to the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), a "White Christmas" is defined as having at least one inch of snow on the ground Christmas morning. The National Weather Service predicts less than one inch of snow will accumulate from Monday's showers, but with temperatures hovering in the low 30s, the white stuff should last through Christmas Day, which will be mostly sunny in Macomb Township, with a high near 34 degrees. Where can you find snow in the Midwest this Christmas? According to …