There was a lightning strike Tuesday night at a city park in Portage, where children and adults were playing soccer, seriously injuring one person and sending about a half dozen others to the hospital.
The worst of the storm may have missed Metro Detroit, but snow and high winds, even thunderstorms are causing flight delays at airports to the east.
Freeways slushy and wet during morning commute. Surface streets snow-covered. Another Winter Storm predicted for Thursday night, Friday morning.
More than 80-thousand homes and businesses were without power in Southern Michigan because of the snow and ice storm that pounded the state.
Winter Storm Watch from noon Sunday until 7 a.m. Monday. One to three inches of snow possible along with sleet and ice.
Auto plants that were closed by the big snowstorm are starting to reopen, for the most part.
The Oakwood-Annapolis Health System is taking steps to ensure that patient care doesn’t suffer as a result of the snow storm.
Being prepared for weather emergencies can make a situation tolerable, rather than hazardous or deadly.
A local hotel is offering reduced rates this week at two of its locations, so people don’t have to drive long distances in case of the expected big snow.
Metro Detroit stores and repairs shops are getting ready for the big snow.