Winter Weather

Published February 11, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local church in Shelby Township recently lent a helping hand to a shelter in need during the dangerous temperatures late last month. With temperatures reaching as low as 15 degrees below zero, Shepherd’s Gate Church members stepped into action and donated money to help find those who are less fortunate somewhere to stay so that they could keep warm.

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Published February 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — West Bloomfield Fire Marshal Byron Turnquist wants you to have fun on the ice, but there are parameters, he said.

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Published February 6, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Frigid temperatures led to a burst pipe at approximately 4 a.m. Feb. 1 in the Oakland University Kresge Library. 

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Published February 5, 2019

TROY — Half a foot of snow followed by extreme cold played havoc with school and work schedules and travel last week.

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Published February 5, 2019

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MACOMB TOWNSHIP/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The need for warming centers increased as temperatures decreased the week of Jan. 28.

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Published February 5, 2019

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — Subzero temperatures at the end of January, the worst of which hit Jan. 30-31, when the low was measured at 13 degrees below zero, according to the National Weather Service, resulted in not many, but some weather-related incidents for local police.

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Published February 1, 2019

ROSEVILLE — After confronting subfreezing temperatures, many Michigan residents may be looking for ways to help those less fortunate survive the cold. Macomb Community Action is giving people an opportunity to do just that with its 29th annual Walk for Warmth.

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Published February 1, 2019

Wild winter weather frosted and exhausted Sterling Heights residents and government services the week of Jan. 28 as city buildings, schools and streets faced disruptions due to a one-two wallop of snow and subzero temperatures. 

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Published January 31, 2019

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Local utility officials asked residents to set their thermostats at 65 degrees or lower in order to conserve resources in record-breaking temperatures.

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Published January 30, 2019

WARREN — It was midday on Jan. 29 and the outside temperature was dropping. The wind had picked up, making the bitterly cold readings feel even worse on bare skin and exposed fur. Prolonged exposure to the weather was growing unforgiving, potentially deadly.

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Published January 30, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — After taking a month off, winter is hitting Michigan with a vengeance, closing schools, causing snow emergencies and leading to residents huddling at home to stay warm.

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Published January 28, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The first major winter storm of 2019 in southeast Michigan certainly lived up to weather forecasters’ expectations.

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Published January 25, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — It’s been a mild winter so far, but there have still been days and nights where the temperature dropped to what felt like single digits. This has prompted experts in animal care to remind residents that as a general rule of thumb, if it’s too cold outside for humans, it’s too cold for pets.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Although motorists got a break from driving on snow-covered streets during the first weeks of winter, city crews stayed busy.

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Published January 18, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Winter finally seems to be hitting Michigan, with snow at least in the forecast, but its delay has been good news for the St. Clair Shores Department of Public Works.

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Published January 4, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — This winter has been mild overall, so far. But that doesn’t mean the employees at the Madison Heights Department of Public Services are relaxing just yet.

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