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.
The biggest snowfall of the winter season means many counties are about to max out their maintenance budgets.
The snow and ice are causing some pretty bad road conditions for drivers and the salt trucks and plows are out across Metro Detroit to clear the roads.
A Winter weather advisory goes into effect Sunday at noon and goes until 7 a.m. Monday morning for Metro Detroit.
Metro Detroiters may see another 1-2 inches of new snow through Monday morning.
Find out how the recent blizzard stacks up to the worst Detroit storms in terms of snowfall.