Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Heavy overnight snowfall closes area schools.
After a night of consistant snowfall, Brighton Area Schools have closed for the day, giving students a day off. This is Brighton's fourth snow day due to inclement weather. Several inches of snow fell overnight, wreaking havoc on driving conditions Wednesday morning. Stay safe during your commute Monday morning by checking our live traffic map before you leave for work.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory Thursday.
A winter snow storm following this past week's thaw resulted in the second "snow day" of the year in Brighton. The district announced the school closing, due to inclement weather around 5 a.m. Friday. More than 300 school districts in southeast Michigan were closed Thursday, according to various news reports. Hartland Consolidated Schools, Howell Public Schools and Pinckney Community Schools all joined Brighton in calling snow days Friday morning. The snowfall began in Brighton Thursday night and continued into Friday morning. Today's forecast calls for more snow before 1 p.m., with a high near 28 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Know of an event cancellation or a closing? Tell Patch readers about it in the comments.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tot Spot and the Brighton Senior Center are housed inside the Miller Intergenerational Center.
Miller Intergenerational Center is closed Thursday due to a power outage, according to Brighton Area School officials. The building houses the Brighton Community Education offices, Tot Spot and the Brighton Senior Center.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Here are the procedures used and the factors that help determine when school will be closed in Brighton.
The first weather-related school closing of the year on Monday have prompted questions on the Brighton Patch Facebook Page about school-closing procedures in Brighton Area Schools. The foremost factor in the decision to cancel school is student safety. Brighton Superintendent Greg Gray said the district consults with the road commission, state police and other local superintendents. District personnel drive throughout the district between 3:30 and 4:30 a.m. to assess road conditions 85 percent of the time. The other 15 percent is when weather conditions have already worsened the night before and there's a 100 percent chance it will continue into the next morning. "When it's a sure thing, we'd rather give parents the opportuity to make …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect through 6 a.m. Monday.
Brighton Area Schools will be closed Monday due to a mixture of snow and ice that hit southeastern Michigan Sunday night. All school activities and events are cancelled. FlexTech High, Hartland Consolidated Schools, Livingston ESA, Howell Public Schools, Pinckney Community Schools, St. Mary School-Pinckney and Kensington Woods High will also be closed. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory, in effect until 6 a.m. Monday. According to the NWS, ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch are possible, mainly on elevated surfaces. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in some areas, including Brighton. Stay tuned to Brighton Patch for updates, and learn how the weather affects your travel by …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Brighton Area Schools will be closed Friday due to inclement weather.
Brighton Area Schools are closed today due to snow fall received from the winter storm that hit Thursday night and will continue on into this afternoon. All school activities and events are canceled, including the Varsity Boys Basketball game to benefit The Wounded Warriors Project. Many local private schools, including Holy Spirit Catholic School, close when the public schools do. Brighton Montessori will also be closed. Local residents on their way to work this morning are seeing the effects of Thursday night’s winter warning with possibly half a foot of new snowfall accumulations in most of southeast Michigan, according to the National Weather Service. The City of Brighton has also declared a snow emergency until further notice. Stay …