All public schools in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Monroe and St Clair counties are closed Friday due to extreme cold.
As Detroit tied a record low Monday, cities across the state broke decades-old records the National Weather Service reports.
The National Weather Service reports a Sunday overnight low of minus 27 at Newberry in central upper Michigan.
It was only about 7 degrees in Detroit Thursday morning, and temperatures today won’t be getting much higher.
Single-digit temperatures, icy pavement and light snow greeted metro Detroit commuters on this back to work and school Monday — and much more snow is on the way.
So how do you know if it’s the flu or the common cold?
Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
If you’re wishing for some relief to the dangerously cold temperatures metro Detroit has been experiencing for what feels like months now — forecasters are warning you shouldn’t hold your breath.
It’s cold outside, which is why it’s so important people lucky enough to have warm homes donate to the annual THAW campaign, which provides life-saving heat for those in metro Detroit who could otherwise go without.