Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the area.
A winter storm is now expected to bring 3-6 inches of snow to the Dearborn area Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the area, in effect from 3 p.m. Tuesday through noon on Wednesday. Earlier predictions estimated the level of snowfall for the area to be anywhere from 3-10 inches. However, the NWS explained that though precipitation will begin to fall earlier on Tuesday, it will start out as rain, turn into sleet, and eventually a “heavy, wet snow” later in the day. As such, snow accumulation will be less in some areas. More than six inches of snow is expected north of Metro Detroit, where as less accumulation is expected south of the area. The weight of the snow is …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Some Dearborn streets had already been plowed and salted Monday morning.
A "clipper"—known in weather circles as a fast-moving low pressure system out of Canada—continued to bring 2-3 inches of snow to the Dearborn area Monday. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory early Monday morning, which runs until 2 p.m. The snow will continue through Tuesday, when up to two additional inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service. Here's the forecast, day-by-day, for the Wayne County area: Check the Dearborn Patch Commute Page for real-time traffic and accident updates.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Several inches of snow, coupled with freezing rain, caused many Michigan districts to cancel classes.
Update, 12 p.m.: According to Dearborn Public Schools officials, all staff and students will have a full day of school on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Monday, Jan. 28, had originally been scheduled as a half-day of school for all middle and high school students. However, class was canceled for all grade levels due to the weather. Additionally, the district has confirmed that all Adult and Community Education classes will be canceled for Monday, Jan. 28. The district expects to release an announcement on Monday's scheduled school abord meeting later this afternoon. --------------------------------------------------- Dearborn Public Schools will be closed Monday due to a mixture of snow and ice that hit southeastern Michigan Sunday night. All school …
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. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 2 inches will be possible in some areas, including Dearborn. 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 Dearborn 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. Flurries could begin overnight, turning into a steady snowfall by the afternoon. 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 …
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 Dearborn. Some areas of Michigan, however, could see as much as three inches of snow. The Dearborn Police Department …