Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will allow schools with too many snow days to avoid having to schedule extra days in June.
School districts in Michigan might soon be able to add extra hours to the school day instead of extending the academic year because of too many “snow days.”
Melting of abundant winter snowfall and rains are expected to result in high water levels in many of Michigan’s rivers this spring, creating flooding and affecting recreation.
The only way to fight this is to mount a resistance and that means we’re going to have to go outside, even though it’s against our better judgement.
Metro Detroit will see some sleet and slick spots, while the UP could get a foot of snow.
Forecasters say metro Detroit could see one to two inches of accumulation by morning.
A local hospital has seen a rush of snow-related injuries.
Thousands of homes and businesses lost power and hundreds of schools were closed for the day because of a storm packing snow, sleet and rain that hit the state.
To close, or not to close? It was a tough call for Southeast Michigan school administrators, Wednesday morning.
More than a dozen Metro Detroit communities have declared snow emergencies.(Click for the list!)
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