Thursday, March 14, 2013
The sun is shining brightly over Grosse Pointe today, but a wintry mix is predicted starting late Thursday night.
In the battle of spring vs. winter this week in Grosse Pointe, 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. 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 Friday: …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Tag pics with #gpsnowday on Instagram and they'll appear on Grosse Pointe Patch.
We want to see what you're up to for today's snow day, so why not tag your Instagram photos so they appear on Patch? Grosse Pointe Patch will pull all Instagram images tagged #gpsnowday into this nifty photo grid. Are you building a snowman? Sledding? Use the hashtag with any snow-related adventures you're putting on Instagram today. You can also post your photos directly on Patch by clicking the "Pics & Clips" tab at the top of the page.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Show us your snowy shots!
The salt trucks are out, and nearby, the sounds of snow shovels scraping pavement have begun. The first winter snowfall of the season has turned Grosse Pointe Woods—and the other Grosse Pointe communities—into a winter wonderland. Are you going out to build a snowman with the kids, sledding on Balduck Hill, or keeping cozy in your living room? Share your snowy photos of Grosse Pointe by clicking on the "Add Photos and Video" button!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
A storm that threatens to dump a foot of snow on parts of northern Michigan just in time for the holiday is only expected to dust Grosse Pointe with precipitation.
The first major storm this winter – which could leave portions of the Great Lakes region under a foot of snow as the season officially gets under way Friday, Dec. 21 – largely will spare Grosse Pointe. The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings throughout the Midwest and Great Lakes regions and hazardous travel conditions are expected through Friday, the forecasting agency warns. More than a foot of snow could accumulate across portions of the Midwest and into the Great Lakes, according to the NWS. [Are you headed Up North for the holiday? Stay safe and upload your snow photos here!] Grosse Pointe, which is on the southern edge of the storm, will experience rain turning to snowy drizzle with a high around 47 degrees and …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Halfway through the season, we've had little snowfall and averaged 30 degrees.
Show of hands: Who went out without gloves this week or rode with a car window open? You're not alone. January just went out like a lamb, a two-months-early calendar twist that's unusual here. So is an average Metro Detroit winter temperature of 30.7 degrees, six weeks into the season, and snowfall barely above nine inches – compared to nearly 18 inches in January 2011. "It is surprising," National Weather Service meteorologist said this week from the monitoring station at White Lake. It recorded a Tuesday reading of 56 degrees and forecasts high temperatures of 40-44 degrees through Monday. In Rochester, unseasonal weather won’t stop a Snow Daze benefit for the Animal Care Network this Saturday afternoon. "We plan to host our annual Snow …
Friday, January 13, 2012
The National Weather Service is forecasting a return of winter weather. Since it has been some time since motorists have had to deal with snow and ice, the Michigan Department of Transportation is sharing safe driving tips.
The honeymoon with unseasonable weather is ending Friday, with winter poised to return according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for up to three inches of snow Friday with wind gusts up to 26 miles per hour. With the return of snow, ice and and blowing snow, the Michigan Department of Transportation shared the following winter driving tips: When heading out for work, school or errands, don't forget to check out Patch's traffic tab with live updates on commutes along local roadways.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A winter weather storm has been issued for Macomb County.
Even though the calendar says spring, Old Man Winter has not released his grips on us just yet. A winter storm warning has been issued for Macomb County and parts of southeast Michigan. The storm warning is in effect from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 2 p.m. Wednesday. As a mix of rain, sleet and snow continues to fall overnight, the roadways are expected to become slippery and dangerous, making Wednesday morning’s commute treacherous. Ice is expected to coat power lines and tree limbs, and gusty wind may knock down power lines. The freezing rain may be heavy for periods of time and thunder is likely. The precipitation will turn into snow Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, resulting in about 1 to 2 inches of possible snow. Stay with Patch.com …