Sunday, January 27, 2013
Expect snow and a mix of freezing rain Sunday night and into Monday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern Michigan, including Wayne County. The advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday night until 6 a.m. Monday morning. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see snow showers changeover to a mix of snow and freezing rain around midnight. Air temperatures are then expected to rise above freezing by 3 a.m., which will then support another changeover to rain. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch are possible, mainly on elevated surfaces. Snorwfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in some areas, including Royal Oak. According to the NWS, here's what to watch out for:
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Snow will start falling in the afternoon and continue into the evening.
Last year's wimpy winter will not be a repeat for Michigan, if this week is any indication. Following Christmas Eve's traffic-clogging snowfall—which ranged from a dusting to several inches in Metro Detroit—residents of Royal Oak and surrounding areas can expect significant snow on Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the area, and is predicting up to seven inches of snowfall on Wednesday. The chance of snow, according to NWS, is 100 percent. Temperatures will drop into the high 20s by 10 a.m., and winds will pick up throughout the day, gusting as high as 26 miles per hour. Two to four inches of snow is expected in the afternoon, followed by another 1-3 in the evening. The Winter Weather Advisory…
Friday, December 21, 2012
Expect snow showers and high wind throughout the day Friday, the official first day of winter.
Winter weather has arrived to Michigan right on time. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern, western and mid Michigan Friday. The advisory is in effect from 9 a.m.-midnight on Dec. 21—which also happens to be the official winter solstice. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see strong winds coming in from the northwest throughout the afternoon and evening. Gusts could be as high as 45 miles per hour. Snow showers will continue through the morning, but should stop by early evening. We can expect to see snow accumulation of around an inch in most areas, including Royal Oak. Some areas of Michigan, however, could see as much as three inches of snow. According to the NWS, here's …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The evening commute could be very slippery as rain changes to snow.
Update, 10:20 p.m.: A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. Wednesday with snow-covered and icy roads expected to develop tonight as temperatures drop below freezing. Snow is expected to continue this evening and then diminish after midnight, with 2-4 inches accumulation in Metro Detroit, but more likely closer to just an inch in Royal Oak, according to the National Weather Service. 7 a.m.: On top of all the rain we've gotten already, the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Winter Storm Watch effective this evening through Wednesday morning. Rain is expected to change to wet snow this evening, with 3-5 inches falling between tonight and Wednesday. "Six inches or slightly more is not out of the question…