winter

Hillel Day School in Farmington Hills (Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

School Warns Parents: No More Snow Days, Even If It’s Below Zero

While many schools close when the wind chills drop well below zero, one local school will be bundled up and open for business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

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The Dreaded Drip: Ice Dams Lead To Leaks In Detroit-Area Homes

As Michigan creeps towards spring and snow begins to melt, the aftermath is causing one big problem for homeowners across metro Detroit — ice dams.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2014

US Charlie White and US Meryl Davis compete in the Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 17, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Davis And White Make History, Win Gold Medal In Sochi

It is a first. The first time the US has won the gold medal in the ice dance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

Kim Martin Hasson #30 of Sweden gives up a goal to Brianna Decker #14 of the United States in the third period during the Women's Ice Hockey Playoffs Semifinal game on day ten of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Brian Snyder - Pool/Getty Images)

US Women Dominate Sweden, Advance To Gold Medal Hockey Game

Four years ago, the Americans left the Olympics with a silver medal. And Julie Chu was determined to be back.

97.1 The Ticket–02/17/2014

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Stay At An Igloo Village In Finland

An igloo village in Finlad is open to visitors. If you’re looking to vacation in the snow, head to this arctic resort Kakslauttanen.

02/14/2014

This is what one Michigan road looks like after the recent freeze/thaw cycle. (Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Winter Takes Toll On Nation’s Pipes And Pavement

After the weather eases, state and local governments will be left with steep repair bills that could affect their budgets for months to come.

02/12/2014

Midwest Residents Startled By Frost Quakes

Move over polar vortex… there’s a new phrase shaking things up this Winter — frost quakes!

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2014

A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

Tri-County Road Budgets In Jeopardy After Grueling Winter

Counties are rapidly spending their road maintenance budgets and it could leave less for much-needed repairs in the summer.

01/29/2014

A woman covers her face from the cold as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Dangerously Cold Temperatures Linger In Metro Detroit

Many schools are closed for another day Wednesday as dangerously cold wind chill temperatures persist in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2014

Woody the Woodchuck is set to make her annual Groundhog's Day predication at the Howell Nature Center Sunday. (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Woody The Woodchuck Set To Make Groundhog’s Day Prediction This Sunday In Howell

Sub zero temperatures, rain, snow, sleet or hail…the show will go on this Sunday in Howell.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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