5 Things You Should Know Today: Aug. 16
From events to gas prices to the weather, we've got info important to Northville today.
1. Northville weather
Break out your umbrellas. The National Weather Service forecasts a high chance of showers before 3 p.m. followed by a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the late afternoon. Otherwise, expect partly sunny skies and a high near 86. In the evening, the NWS forecasts showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2 a.m. with a low around 59.
2. Gas prices
The lowest reported gasoline price in the Northville area – according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com – is $3.95 per gallon. That price is reported to be available at the Sunoco station at Five Mile and Haggerty roads. Before your commute, be sure to check out our live traffic map.
If you enjoy a friendly game of cards or board games, head to the First Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. Some snacks and ice cream are provided, but feel free to bring more. Cost is $5.
4. This day in history
On this day in 1812, according to History.com, American General William Hull surrendered Fort Detroit to British forces without a fight.
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