Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The National Weather Service will conduct a test tornado drill Wednesday at 1 p.m. as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week.
The National Weather Service is urging people to practice their tornado safety measures during a special drill Wednesday at 1 p.m. The tornado drill is part of the National Weather Service's Severe Weather Awareness Week. The drill will be held throughout the state of Michigan. According to a release from the organization, the National Weather Service will use its routine weekly test on NOAA weather radio all hazards to simulate an actual tornado waring. Ready.Gov states people should do the following to prepare for a tornado: Note: The Oakland County Siren test planned for today has been cancelled. It's unclear if other tests throughout the state are also cancelled. Homeland Security released the following statement: "Oakland County …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A winter weather advisory is in effect until noon Wednesday. Upload your photos to show us how you've been hit!
The Saline Area Schools district canceled classes Wednesday due to dangerous road conditions. The district was among many throughout Metro Detroit to do so, according to clickondetroit.com. A mix of rain and wet, heavy snow made for a messy evening commute Tuesday as Winter Storm Rocky moved through Saline and the rest of southeast Michigan. [Upload your storm photos to Saline Patch!] The National Weather Service, which issued the following alerts, warned of heavy snowfall, dangerous road conditions and possible power outages in the storm's wake. The snow was expected to continue Wednesday, with new accumulation up to 2 inches or more possible and a high of 35 degrees, according to the NWS.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for southeast Michigan, including Saline.
Saline could get half a foot of snowfall as a storm moves through the area beginning Tuesday, with more white stuff in the forecast Wednesday and Thursday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for southeast Michigan beginning Tuesday afternoon, warning that 6 or more inches of wet, heavy snow could fall, creating hazardous conditions on area roadways and potentially overburdening power lines and causing outages. Snow is in the forecast through Thursday, according to the NWS: The area will get a break from the snow Friday when the high will be 32 degrees under mostly cloudy skies, according to the forecasting agency.
Friday, February 8, 2013
The Saline Area Schools district was among more than 680 throughout Metro Detroit to cancel classes.
Overnight snow prompted the Saline Area Schools district to cancel classes Friday. The district was among more than 680 throughout Metro Detroit to do so following an overnight snowfall, according to clickondetroit.com. The National Weather Service said snow showers were likely Friday morning, with new accumulation of less than 1 inch and wind gusts as high as 29 miles per hour possible in Saline. We asked readers on the Saline Facebook page how they plan to keep their kids busy on this snow day and here are some their responses. [How do you plan to keep your kids busy today? Leave a comment!]
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch beginning Thursday evening and lasting into Friday morning that includes Saline.
Prepare yourself for slippery, snowy commutes Thursday evening and Friday morning, Saline. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of southeast Michigan, including Washtenaw County, beginning Thursday evening and lasting into Friday morning. Up to 3 inches of snow could fall Thursday night in Saline, with less than an inch of additional accumulation possible Friday morning, the forecasting agency warns. Sleet also may mix with the snow Thursday night, according to the NWS. "Visibilities under one-quarter mile will be possible Thursday afternoon and Thursday night," the forecasting agency says. "Roads may become snow-covered and slippery, affecting the morning commute on Friday." The high Thursday is expected …
Monday, February 4, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook covering Saline.
A "clipper" – known in weather circles as a fast-moving low pressure system out of Canada – will bring up to three inches of snow to Saline on Monday. The snow will continue Tuesday, when another 2 inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a winter weather advisory and a hazardous weather outlook covering Washtenaw County. Here's the forecast, day-by-day:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Saline will experience a deep freeze lasting through the weekend, says the National Weather Service, which has issued a hazardous weather outlook.
The story of southeast Michigan's wild January weather continues, as forecasters call for a 30-degree temperature drop overnight accompanied by high winds and snow. In Saline – as in all southeast Michigan – we've experienced snow, sleet, rain, fog and even thunder this week. It was 52 degrees at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the city. But, temperatures were expected to nosedive to the low 20s, according to the National Weather Service. There also was a 90 percent chance of rain turning to snow overnight and lasting into Thursday. A hazardous weather outlook calls for "gusty winds" of up to 40 to 45 mph as well as icy conditions on the roads. Here's what's in the forecast for the rest of the week:
Monday, January 28, 2013
The National Weather Service also has issued a flood watch for southeast Michigan that will remain in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning.
The week got off to a slick, sloppy start in southeast Michigan, but those who don't relish shoveling snow and scraping ice are in luck: The temperature is expected to hit 60 degrees Tuesday. The area, including Saline, will have swung from being under a winter weather advisory Sunday to experiencing springlike temperatures and rain showers over the course of just two days, according to the National Weather Service. The mix of snow and freezing rain that began Sunday and lasted overnight into Monday morning forced the Saline Area Schools district and hundreds of others in the area to close. However, the high Monday was expected to hit 48 degrees, according to the NWS. The forecasting agency said temperatures will continue increasing to a …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Expect snow and a mix of freezing rain Sunday night and into Monday morning in Saline.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for much of southeastern Michigan, including Washtenaw County. The advisory is in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday night until 6 a.m. Monday morning. According to the NWS, Michigan can expect to see snow showers change to a mix of snow and freezing rain around midnight. Air temperatures are then expected to rise above freezing by 3 a.m., which will then support another changeover to rain. Ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch are possible, mainly on elevated surfaces. Snowfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches will be possible in some areas, including Saline. According to the NWS, here's what to watch out for:
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Snow will start falling in the afternoon and continue into the evening.
Last year's wimpy winter will not be a repeat for Michigan, if this week is any indication. Following Christmas Eve's traffic-clogging snowfall—which ranged from a dusting to several inches in Metro Detroit—residents of Saline and surrounding areas can expect significant snow on Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the area, and is predicting up to seven inches of snowfall on Wednesday. Flurries could begin overnight, turning into a steady snowfall by the afternoon. The chance of snow, according to NWS, is 100 percent. Temperatures will drop into the high 20s by 10 a.m., and winds will pick up throughout the day, gusting as high as 26 miles per hour. Two to four inches of snow is expected in the …