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Winter weather advisory issued through late Sunday night


Posted by The Huron Hub on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 — 8:00 AM EST

A winter weather advisory has been issued for southeast Michigan through 10 p.m. Sunday evening.

Snow will begin between 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday.

Snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches are forecasted.

The National Weather Service says the bulk of the snow will occur over a short time period with snowfall rates up to an inch per hour.

The snow will taper off to light rain or drizzle this evening, with temperatures a couple degrees above freezing.


Winter weather advisory issued through Thursday morning


Posted by The Huron Hub on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 – 3:30 PM EST

A winter weather advisory has been issued for all of southeast Michigan through 4 a.m. Thursday.

2 to 4 inches of snow is expected.

Here is the alert from the National Weather Service:

National Weather Service, Detroit, MI
3:21 PM EST Wed, Feb 5, 2020

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM EST THURSDAY…

* WHAT…Snow. Total accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Locally up to 4 inches in the Detroit Metro and Ann Arbor Areas. Most of the snowfall will occur in a relatively brief time window between 8 PM and 1 AM.

* WHERE…Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne, Lenawee and Monroe Counties.

* WHEN…From 8 PM this evening to 4 AM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Slow down and use caution while driving.


Widespread snow forecasted for late Wednesday into Thursday

(Huron Hub file photo)


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Published Feb. 4, 2020

It wont be much, but just enough to cause a mess for Thursday’s commute.

Forecasters are calling for a widespread snow to fall in southeast Michigan starting late Wednesday and lasting through Thursday.

2 to 4 inches of snow is expected across the region.

Snowfall is expected to start after 11 p.m. Wednesday night and continue through Thursday.

The result will be hazardous driving conditions on Thursday morning with snow covered and slippery roads.

The potential for continued snowfall Thursday afternoon into Friday may result in additional snowfall accumulations across portions of the area.


 

Math competitions at Huron High School on Saturday postponed due to winter storm


Posted by The Huron Hub on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

Math competitions scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18 at Huron High School have been postponed due to a winter storm that is forecasted to drop 7 to 8 inches of snow in parts of southeast Michigan.

The elementary and middle school competitions scheduled for that day will be rescheduled, and a date and time for the makeup event will be announced once it is organized.

“Thank you to everyone who was planning to come and compete. We hope that you will be able to attend once we’ve rescheduled,” said Cathy Farrell, event organizer.

Related: Winter storm warning issued; heavy snow is on the way


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Winter storm warning issued; heavy snow is on the way


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub |
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Published Jan. 17, 2020 — 7:20 a.m. EST

Yesterday’s winter storm watch has been upgraded to a winter storm warning for all of southeast Michigan.

Snow totals have also gone up by an inch or two since initial forecasts.

A total of 7 to 8 inches of snow is expected.

Related: Math competitions at Huron High School on Saturday postponed due to winter storm

Winter Storm Warning

For Wayne County

Issued by National Weather Service

Detroit, MI

3:55 AM EST Fri, Jan 17, 2020

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST SATURDAY…

* WHAT…Heavy snow expected. Peak snowfall rates up to an inch per hour likely early Saturday morning. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches by Saturday afternoon. Winds gusting as high as 30 mph.

* WHERE…Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne, Lenawee and Monroe Counties.

* WHEN…From 10 PM this evening to noon EST Saturday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Visibilities will be decreased in areas of heavy snow.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Snow will begin Friday night and become heaviest during the 1 AM to 7 AM timeframe on Saturday. Temperates will then rise to near freezing or perhaps a degree or two above. This will coincide with a changeover to sleet before warmer air transitions precipitation to rain or drizzle by mid afternoon, or earlier for Lenawee and Monroe counties.


Winter Storm Watch issued through Saturday afternoon


Posted by The Huron Hub on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 — 2:45 PM EST

The National Weather Service in Detroit has issued a winter storm watch through Saturday afternoon for all of southeast Michigan.

Snow, which could be heavy at times, will begin late Friday and end Saturday around noon.

Total accumulation of 4 to 7 inches is expected across the area.

Snow may mix with sleet near the Ohio border.

Roads will be treacherous on Saturday. Motorists are advised to plan ahead.


 

Busch Beer says the more snow we get, the cheaper their beer is

During Busch Snow Day, every inch of snow in select cities in the Midwest and Great Lakes equals $1 off of Busch. (Image courtesy Busch Beer)


By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Posted Jan. 16, 2020

Snow haters, this might change your mind.

Busch Beer announced that residents of certain snowy states can get a special rebate on their beer depending on the amount of snow that falls there.

“During Busch Snow Day, every inch of snow in select cities in the Midwest and Great Lakes equals $1 off of Busch,” a statement from the company said. “The more snow falls, so does the price of Busch.”

In Michigan, Busch Beer drinkers looking for that rebate should keep an eye on Grand Rapids’ snow totals.

Rebates can be entered at any time until March 21, and you’ll receive money back shortly after that date, according to the company.

The most in rebates a Busch drinker can get is $30, and you must save your receipts to prove purchase.

Of course, you must be 21 to participate in the promotion.

Rebates can be entered at this link.

For a full list of the Busch Snow Day rules, visit this link.

Related: National Weather Service forecasting 4-7 inches of snow by Saturday morning