Farmers in four western Upper Peninsula counties are expected to be eligible for low-interest loans due to heat and drought-related crop damage and losses.
One ice store in Detroit has been serving thousands and thousands of customers over the last few days as temps soar and Detroiters scramble for ways to stay cool.
An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued, in effect Tuesday afternoon through Friday evening in Southeast Michigan.
Fruit growers in 72 of Michigan’s 83 counties are now eligible for low-cost loans after extreme winter and spring weather devastated crops.
Punishing heat and humidity and the recovering economy pushed customer demand for electricity last Thursday to its highest June level in the 125-year history of Consumers Energy.
Today, Wednesday June 20th, is the official first day of summer. If this week’s weather is any indication we’re in for a toasty three months.
In extremely hot weather, officials at the Michigan Department of Community Health say everyone should take precautions and look for ways to stay cool.
Just ahead of the official start of summer, Metro Detroit is expecting a couple of days with near record-high temperatures.
A late-spring storm front is blowing its way across Michigan, leaving thousands of metro Detroit homes and businesses without power.
In warm weather, the overheated air in a parked car interferes with a pet’s normal cooling process because, unlike humans, dogs and cats do not perspire to cool their bodies down – they pant.