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 …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A winter weather advisory has been issued from 4 p.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Jenny Whalen
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.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Expect snow showers and high wind throughout the day Friday, the official first day of winter.
Winter weather has arrived to Michigan right on time. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern, western and mid Michigan Friday. The advisory is in effect from 9 a.m.-midnight on Dec. 21—which also happens to be the official winter solstice. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see strong winds coming in from the northwest throughout the afternoon and evening. Gusts could be as high as 45 miles per hour. Snow showers will continue through the morning, but should stop by early evening. We can expect to see snow accumulation of around an inch in most areas, including Macomb Township. Some areas of Michigan, however, could see as much as three inches of snow. According to the NWS, here…
Monday, January 31, 2011
With 10-15 inches of snow predicted to fall in the Macomb area, residents appear to be playing it safe and stocking up on groceries and fuel.
The Kroger at the corner of 21 Mile and Card roads is usually pretty busy, but at 2:30 p.m. on a Monday, its lot appeared unusually packed and the nearby Kroger gas station boasted lines two to three cars long at the pump. Several of the shoppers at the store and gas station expressed concern about the approaching winter storm forecasters have predicted will hit Macomb Tuesday night and Wednesday. Macomb Township Clerk Michael Koehs said the township is prepared should it have to call a snow emergency. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch that will be in effect Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening. Snow is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon with accumulations of 6-10 inches by Tuesday night. The NWS warns …