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.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Ready for more snow?
Forecasts call for between 2 and 4 inches in Brighton starting Thursday afternoon. According to a hazardous weather outlook and winter weather advisory issued by the National Weather Service, a strengthening low pressure system will move into the southern Great Lakes region on Thursday. The heaviest snow is expected Thursday evening, according to the weather statement. Total snowfall accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible. Visibilities under one quarter mile will be possible Thursday night. Roads may become snow covered and slipperty, affecting the morning commute on Friday. The high temperature is predicted to be 31 degrees on Thursday. For details, visit www.weather.gov.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Snow will start falling in the afternoon and continue into the evening.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
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— surrounding areas can expect significant snow on Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, St. Clair and Lenawee counties and is predicting up to seven inches of snowfall on Wednesday. In Hartland and Brighton, expect snow to start falling after 3 p.m. with new snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Flurries could begin overnight, turning into a steady snowfall by the afternoon. The chance of snow, according to NWS, is 100 percent. Temperatures will…
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 …