Snowfall Impacts Great Lakes States Over the Weekend

Each wintertime, plenty of snowfall impacts the Great Lakes region of the US. The proximity to warm lake waters and cold air creates a combination that produces a lot of precipitation along the lake shores and inland from them. Late last week and into this past weekend, a major outbreak of Arctic air spread southward […]

Ice Caves in Michigan

There are a series of caves along the coast of Michigan and Lake Superior. The cave located in Grand Island, Michigan has become quite famous for the stunning photos that come from it during the winter season, when it freezes over. According to Things to do in the UP: Grand Island, or at least its […]

Southern Michigan 193 Vehicle Pileup

Here is a video that shows the chaotic scenes that unfolding during a 193-vehicle pileup on Interstate 94 near Kalamazoo, Michigan this past Friday. A round of blinding snow was blamed for the awful crash.  Often times we hear of slick roads, and rightfully so, however, very heavy wintry precipitation can lead to very poor […]

Winter Storm Pounding Upper Midwest

The first winter storm of the season has been “slowing the go” in portions of the Midwest. North Dakota to Wisconsin have seen as much as 16 inches of snow fall, with more snow expected to fall in portions of Wisconsin into Michigan.   7,000,000 people are under winter storm warnings: — CNBC […]

Chilly Temperatures Across Eastern U.S.

Temperatures flirted with the freezing mark in many locations this morning and a wide variety of frost and freeze products have been issued across the eastern U.S. Check out this hazards map this morning shoring freeze watches in dark blue, frost advisories in light blue, and freeze watches in teal. The frost advisories and freeze […]

Freeze Hits the Great Lakes Region

While temperatures have been relatively cool in southern Kentucky, winter is taking a strike at the Great Lakes region. A large area of frost advisories and freeze watches/warnings are in effect in Minesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, as well as the interior Northeast. Areas that see clear skies in the Great Lakes region will see low temperatures dip […]

Severe Storms Across Midwest

A series of severe storms will impact the Midwest over the next couple of days. Damaging winds and tornadoes appear to be the biggest threat. Here is today’s threat for tornadoes from the SPC: The threat for severe weather moves east for tomorrow across Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. A 45% probability of severe weather […]

Early Morning Severe Weather in Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms have been ongoing across parts of Wisconsin and Minnesota since before day break. Currently, a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northern Wisconsin and portions of Michigan’s upper peninsula until noon CST. As storms chugged across Minnesota and Wisconsin this morning many people awoke to severe thunderstorm warnings. As of […]

Flooding Closes Detroit Freeways

Detroit, Michigan sustained ample amounts of rainfall yesterday, resulting in major traffic issues across portions of the city.  Residents have been left in a bind, thanks to serious flooding leading to the closing of Detroit’s freeways.  Have a look for yourself: Flooding across Metro #Detroit closes freeways, strands motorists. — The Detroit News […]