Warming Center in Opens in Oxford to Help those without Power

Due to the severity of the power outages in our area, Oxford Community Schools is providing a temporary warming center to residents who are without power. To provide relief from cold temperatures, Oxford High School will be open from 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 until 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 11. A warm dinner will be provided tonight from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and breakfast will be available from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Use of the facilities and drinking water … [Read more...]

Power Outage Relief for Residents of the Greater Rochester Community

Hart Middle School Available to Residents in Need of Warming Center Due to the severity of power outages in the greater Rochester community, Rochester Hills, Rochester and Oakland Township have partnered with Rochester Community Schools to provide a temporary warming center to residents from all three communities who are without power. To provide temporary relief from cold temperatures, Hart Middle School will be open 24 hours a day, beginning Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and will … [Read more...]

Heavy Rains on the Way

Monday A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Monday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 66. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches … [Read more...]

Tornado Warning Test Today at 1:30 PM

The State of Michigan will conduct a live test tornado warning Wednesday April 13 The National Weather Service will use NOAA Weather Radio To conduct a statewide live test tornado drill on Wednesday April 13. At 1:30 p.m. EDT, the National Weather Service will use a live tornado warning code on NOAA Weather Radio to simulate an actual tornado warning. These tests will cover all counties in Michigan and will originate from the NWS offices at Grand Rapids...Gaylord...Marquette... … [Read more...]

Heavy Snowfall Tuesday Between 2 PM and 8 PM

Another mid-week winter storm will send 7-11 inches of new snow into the Rochester Area. Larger accumulations north of M-59. Snowfall to start around 2:00 p.m. and ending before midnight. Messy roads, cold temps, and spring fever halted again this first week of March. Tuesday Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. High near 27. North northeast wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around 8 … [Read more...]

Snow, then Colder Weather Headed to Southeast Michigan

Watches, Warnings & Advisories from the National Weather Service Monday Afternoon A chance of rain and snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 42. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Monday Night Snow showers likely, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. Tuesday Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 33. West … [Read more...]

Wet, Wild Weather on the Radar for Wednesday

It looks like some stormy weather could be heading our way today between the hours of 3 p.m. and midnight. According to a hazardous weather statement issued by the we're in for The National Weather Service, thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon could become severe in Metro Detroit with damaging wind in excess of 60 mph and locally heavy rain. Tune in to your local newscast for further updates and take cover if necessary. … [Read more...]