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  • Go big or go home: Severe weather threat a semi-bust due to key reasons.
    With any thunderstorm threat now over, it’s safe to say this was a semi-bust. We still had severe weather, but not to the original forecasted extent. The reason for that would be the storms that arrived around 8 am and continued through 2 pm. Those initial storms struck when the atmosphere was not primed, nor […]
  • WEATHER AUTHORITY ALERT DAY DECLARED: Wednesday may be dangerous, all severe weather types possible
    Wednesday the 5th of April has been declared a Weather Authority Alert Day due to the high possibility of strong tornadoes, very large hail, and damaging winds. A significant severe weather ‘outbreak’ is forecasted for Wednesday between 12 PM and 8 PM. Following the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) updates, we are going ever more confident, […]
  • Cooler temps this week; Snow returns for the weekend
    Good Evening Mid-Michigan! It’s been a rollercoaster of temperatures the past few weeks as the polar vortex is shearing apart and releasing bubbles of colder air over the northern U.S. For tonight, expect snow showers developing with a low of around 25, with winds gusting as high as 24 mph. For the rest of this […]
  • Local Lapeer Facebook group expressing concerns about city water quality
    LAPEER, MI – Ever since August 13th, when the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) discovered a break in a 120-inch water transmission line, forcing thousands of homeowners and cities alike to boil their water, the residents of the City of Lapeer are expressing concerns on Facebook over water quality. After the news broke, the City […]
  • Salon in Lapeer damaged in a fire
    LAPEER, MI – City of Lapeer firefighters along with Elba Station 2, Metamora Fire, and Attica Fire departments were called to 210 N. Saginaw St in the City of Lapeer around 2 pm this afternoon for a structure fire.
  • All of lower Michigan under heat warnings and advisories
    Wednesday is forecasted to be a very hot day with temperatures in the upper 90s and heat index values around 100° to 105°, with some areas approaching 107°. The heat index is a ‘feels like’ value for how hot it will feel in the shade. It is even more dangerous when in direct sunlight. The […]
  • DNR: Massive wildfire burning in Northern Michigan
    A massive wildfire has been burning in Northern Michigan since about 12:30 pm Friday and has burned roughly 2,000 acres. Around 2:30 pm Friday, reports of a large wildfire were first noted by the Topinabee Fire Department on Facebook. By 4 pm, various TV stations reported the fire had burned around 200+ acres, as well […]
  • Snow starts the week; warm temps wrap it up
    Today was chilly across the state as a low-pressure system coupled with cold air bring snow to Mid-Michigan. Some areas saw snow totals of 1 to 3 inches. At press time, snow has begun to taper off and will continue to do so as the night turns to morning. For your Tuesday as the low […]
  • Severe weather possible on Wednesday
    Spring has sprung! Days are longer, frogs are croaking and the clouds are thundering. That’s right, Wednesday looks to be a severe weather day for us in Michigan. We are 3 days out and the models, paired with National Weather Service discussions are looking rather interesting. Let’s break it down. Daytime heating Currently, as we […]
  • Mid-April predicted to be warmer and wetter
    The Climate Prediction Center’s outlooks have been released, and show good news. Temperatures are expected to be above average, which translates to warmer. However, it also shows precipitation to be above average, meaning mid-April will be warmer and wetter. Next Tuesday we are expecting temps near 67°, which certainly supports our temperature predictions. Now if […]
  • VIDEO: Gusty winds blow down powerline
    Saturday’s gusty winds were strong enough to take down this powerline. VIDEO:
  • Dozens of Metro Detroit schools closed today out of an ‘abundance of caution’
    Due to what police in various communities are calling uncreditable threats to dozens of Metro Detroit schools, many districts have made the decision to close in an abundance of caution. The following list was updated at 5:24 AM SCHOOL CLOSINGS American Intl Acdmy District Building Closed-ONLINE classes still meet Thru Fri See School Website Bloomfield Hills […]
  • Multiple tornadoes hit Thumb and SE MI, Storm surveys complete
    The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac will have a busy first half of the week as they complete storm surveys of confirmed tornadoes. The following is a compilation of the tornado warnings, broken down by time and order from first to fifth. Huron County 4:26 pm-5:03 pm 4:26 pm: The first tornado warning was issued […]
  • Falcon’s Nest hosts fireworks, food and movie event in Columbiaville
    While its not weather related, Happy Fourth! Falcon’s Nest Family Dining in Columbiaville hosted a community event last night featuring fireworks, food and a movie. Located at 4586 Water St, Columbiaville, MI; Falcons Nest is a community orientated, family owned resturant with a fantastic atmosphere, creating fantastic food, and hosting fantastic community events. Just one […]
  • After 9-alarm fire in Lapeer, 2 buildings demolished; half of Grondins still stands
    Credit: FB Michelle Binegar Smith, Charlie Whipp, Marlette Fire Dept, Kathy Manchester *Update* Raz and Lapeer County Vision Center have all been demolished. While half of Grondins still stands, the structure may have to be removed completely if not still sound to support an addition. Lapeer, Mich.- On the early hours of June 5th around […]