Oak Barrel Party shop on M-24 lost power — but opened up the shop because they have a generator.
Numerous cities in metro Detroit have have declared snow emergencies.
Three to six inches of snow is expected to fall on Metro Detroit, beginning late Friday, through Saturday.
Metro Detroit will see some sleet and slick spots, while the UP could get a foot of snow.
A winter weather advisory begins at 7 p.m. Sunday for metro Detroit and runs until 4 Monday morning.
Metro Detroiters are making the best of the region’s first big snowstorm of the season, which peaked during the evening rush hour, causing widespread traffic accidents while interrupting hundreds of flights at the state’s largest airport.
Winter Weather Advisory posted until Thursday morning. Spinout accidents reported across Metro Detroit as a result of snow covered and slippery roads.
A snowstorm hitting the Midwest dumped more than 19 inches of snow in northern Michigan and knocked out power to at least 142,000 state electricity customers.
Heavy snow is falling in parts of northern Michigan, with more than 5 inches already accumulated and forecasts for up to 14 inches before the Midwest’s first major snowstorm of the season ends.
Motorists could be in for an icy, dicey morning commute with a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday.