Thursday, March 14, 2013
The sun is shining brightly over Brighton today, but a wintry mix is predicted starting late Thursday night.
In the battle of spring vs. winter this week in Brighton 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, including the Brighton area and all of Livingston County. 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 …
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Forecasters predict 1 to 3 inches of snow Saturday in southeast Michigan.
Make plans for a wintry Saturday in Brighton and Rochester Hills. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Livingston County and all of southeast Michigan for all of Saturday. A cold front pushing through the area will bring scattered snow storms and a total accumulation of 1 to 3 inches, according to the special weather statement. Today's high is expected to be 27 degrees; a low of 11 degrees Saturday night is expected, with a wind chill as low as minus-2 in the forecast. On Sunday, sunny skies are predicted, though the cold temperatures will remain. On Monday: rain is in the forecast.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Here's the latest on the Brighton area weather.
The story of southeast Michigan's wild January weather continues tonight, as forecasters call for a 40-degree temperature drop accompanied by high winds and snow. In the Brighton area — as in all across southeast Michigan — we've experienced snow, sleet, rain, fog and even thunder this week. It was 49 degrees at 12 p.m. Wednesday in Brighton. Tonight, according to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to drop to the low 20s. There is a 70 percent chance of snow in Livingston County beginning at about 1 p.m. The hazardous weather outlook calls for "gusty winds" of up to 40 to 45 mph as well as icy conditions on the roads. "Temperatures will fall rapidly late today and tonight. ..." according to the statement. "This will …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a Wind Advisory with wind gusts as high as 45 miles per hour Saturday night and into Sunday morning.
High winds blowing throughout southeast Michigan early Sunday morning have left thousands in Brighton and Brighton Township without power. The worst outages are in Brighton, with more than 2,400 without power, according to DTE Energy. Another 1,400 have been reported to be without power in Brighton Township. DTE Energy estimates that power will be restored Sunday between 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for southeastern Michigan, including Livingston County, in effect tonight and much of next week, as lake effect snow showers expand across the area. In addition an expanding area of arctic air will also bring increasingly cold wind chill readings, which will approach 15 degrees …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Strong thunderstorms that could bring wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, hail up to 1 inch in diameter and localized flooding are possible Thursday afternoon and evening in Livingston County.
The National Weather Service has declared a hazardous weather outlook Thursday for portions of southeast Michigan, including Livingston county. The agency predicts a high of 85 degrees with an 80 percent chance of precipitation Thursday; thunderstorms are expected during the afternoon, into the evening and overnight. "These storms may become severe during the afternoon and evening," according to the forecasting agency. "The biggest threat from these storms will be damaging wind gusts to 60 mph and hail to one inch in diameter. "In addition, very heavy rainfall may accompany these storms, which could lead to localized flooding," the NWS said. "... The thunderstorms will be triggered by a strong cold front sweeping across lower Michigan." …