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Winter Storm Brings Heavy Snowfall to Central and Northern Michigan

A powerful winter storm is set to impact the state of Michigan on Thursday, bringing significant snowfall to central and northern regions. This snowstorm is expected to result in one inch of snow per hour for a period of several…

Winter Storm Warning: Heavy Snow Expected for Morning Commute

A winter storm is approaching, which may lead to difficult driving conditions during tomorrow’s morning commute. While temperatures will warm up later in the day, the heaviest snowfall is expected right around 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. The National Weather…

Diverging Weather Update: Rain/Snow Line and Snowfall Forecast in Michigan

A rapidly moving storm system is set to blanket Lower Michigan in a significant amount of snow, with the amount depending on where you are located in relation to the rain/snow line. This line will extend from Grand Rapids to…

Unprecedented Warm Weather Sweeps Across Michigan

Record-breaking warm temperatures are engulfing Michigan this early February, surpassing any previous winter thaws. To put this warm spell into perspective, weather experts are comparing the average temperature during this period to the long-term normal temperature of 23.5 degrees. The…

Record-Breaking Snowfall Hits Southeast Michigan

A surprise winter storm swept through southeast Michigan, leaving behind a record-breaking amount of snow. While the storm wasn’t anticipated to be significant, the region saw accumulations of up to 5.5 inches in some areas. The National Weather Service reported…

Michigan Experiences Record Cloudiness in January with Minimal Sunshine

Michigan residents have been feeling the absence of sunshine lately, with January marking an unprecedented amount of cloudiness. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids, known for its accurate sunshine measurements, reported a mere 8% of total possible sunshine…

Unseasonable Winter Storm Hits Metro Detroit

Metro Detroit experienced an unexpected and heavy snowstorm on Tuesday, blanketing the region in a thick layer of snow. Several cities reported snow totals exceeding 5.5 inches, causing challenges for residents, commuters, and local authorities. Significant Snowfall Recorded in Various…

Elderly Driver Collides with Trooper, Investigation Underway

An elderly man has been discharged from the hospital after crashing into and killing Michigan State Police (MSP) Trooper Joel E. Popp on Interstate 75. The incident occurred last week near Birch Run, Michigan, when the 81-year-old man, who is…

Timeline on freezing rain, snow to rain changeover, and how much ice, snow

A mixed bag of precipitation is going to cover most of Lower Michigan today. With very slowly warming temperatures, it will take a while before the wintry mix changes to just rain. There are going to be two different zones…

San Diego Zoo Wins Top Award at 2024 Rose Parade

The San Diego Zoo stole the spotlight at the 135th Rose Parade, earning the prestigious Sweepstakes award for its stunning float design, floral presentation, and entertainment. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses announced the winners on January 1, 2024, showcasing the…

New Storm System to Bring Snow and Rain to Michigan

A upcoming storm system is expected to bring a mix of snow and rain to various parts of Michigan on Tuesday and Wednesday. Weather models indicate that the rain-snow line will play a crucial role in determining the precipitation type…

Michigan Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal in Flint Water Crisis Cases

State prosecutors have admitted defeat after the Michigan Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in the criminal cases against former Governor Rick Snyder, effectively bringing an end to the pursuit of justice in the Flint water crisis. This decision…

Rainy Weekend in Michigan

Rain will persist in the southeastern part of Michigan this afternoon, while other areas will see the rain gradually taper off. As the storm moves eastward, another round of rain will develop due to the lake-effect process. Looking at the…

Expected Rainfall in Southeastern and Central Michigan

Rainfall in southeastern Michigan will continue steadily this afternoon, while other areas will see a decrease in rainfall. As the storm system moves east, another round of rain will form due to the lake-effect process. Looking at the radar forecasts…

Violence on UAW Picket Lines Prompts Concern

UAW President Shawn Fain has addressed reports of violence on union picket lines in a video posted on the UAW’s X account. Incidents of violence have been reported in Flint, Center Line, and Marysville, as well as across the country,…

Unlocking the Potential of Participatory Science: Building Equitable Research Partnerships

For decades, communities have lacked access to scientific information despite contributing to its funding. In August 2022, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) mandated that all federally funded research must be made publicly available by the end of…

Pro-Life Activists Convicted for Blockading Abortion Clinic Face Lengthy Prison Sentences

Five pro-life activists have been convicted of conspiracy and violation of the federal Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act (FACE Act) for blockading a Washington abortion clinic in 2020. The convictions could result in prison sentences of up to…

University of Michigan Struggles to Restore Internet Services at Multiple Campuses

The University of Michigan is facing a major internet outage that has now entered its third day. The outage is affecting the Ann Arbor, Flint, and Dearborn campuses, directly impacting nearly 120,000 people, including students, faculty, and staff. The university…

Preparing for a Possible UAW Strike: Strategies and Potential Impacts

In 1998, a strike by 9,200 union members at two General Motors plants in Flint, Michigan had a significant impact on the automotive industry. The strike forced production to stop at nearly 30 other GM assembly plants and 100 parts…