Old Man Winter is causing an upset at a local horse racing track.
A surge of arctic air has invaded metro Detroit, resulting in dangerously low temperatures and some of the coldest wind chills of the season.
“I think Michigan better be prepared for some very interesting weather…”
“With these very cold temperatures, we’re talking about wind chills well below zero — so bundle up.”
As a nor’easter prepares to pummel the Northeast, environmentalists have turned to climate change to explain this season’s storms.
It was only about 7 degrees in Detroit Thursday morning, and temperatures today won’t be getting much higher.
Another round of snow has hit Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, with crashes claiming at least five lives.
More than 100 schools are closed Wednesday, many due to unsafe walking conditions because of the snow.
Metro Detroiters should expect at least a couple more inches on top of what’s already there.
“The guys are out there, the trucks are running constantly,” said Royal Oak Mayor Jim Ellison.