Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Heavy overnight snowfall closes area schools.
After a night of constant snow, Northville Public Schools are closed for the day, giving students a day off. As of 5 a.m., the following schools officially canceled classes due to wintry conditions: Several inches of snow fell overnight, wreaking havoc on driving conditions Wednesday morning. Stay safe during your commute Monday morning by checking our live traffic map before you leave for work.
Friday, February 24, 2012
From events to gas prices to the weather, we've got info important to Northville today.
Another wave of snow – bringing another 2-4 inches of snowfall – is likely today with a high near 35 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In the evening, snow showers remain likely, mainly before 7 p.m. with cloudy skies and a low around 27 degrees. The lowest reported gasoline price in the Northville area – according to DetroitGasPrices.com via GasBuddy.com – is $3.65 per gallon. That price is reported to be available at the Sunoco station at Five Mile and Haggerty roads. Check out our live traffic map on our new "Traffic & Gas" page. Every other week or so, Northville Patch will be working from various restaurants and coffee shops in Northville. This morning, Editor Nancy Kelsey and account manager Susanne Spruit will be …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
As much as six inches of snow may land on southeast Michigan by Friday morning.
The National Weather Service this afternoon issued a winter storm watch for all of southeast Michigan, with predictions of as much as half a foot of snow by Friday morning. According to the alert, a low pressure system is expected to move into the area Thursday evening, bringing with it a mix of rain and snow that will change over to all snow Thursday night. Expect snow-covered, slippery roads and a messy commute Friday morning. Stay tuned to Northville Patch for updates, and learn how the weather affects your travel by clicking "Traffic & Gas" in the blue menu bar on this page.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Halfway through the season, we've had little snowfall and averaged 30 degrees.
Show of hands: Who went out without gloves this week or rode with a car window open? You're not alone. January just went out like a lamb, a two-months-early calendar twist that's unusual here. So is an average Metro Detroit winter temperature of 30.7 degrees, six weeks into the season, and snowfall barely above nine inches – compared to nearly 18 inches in January 2011. "It is surprising," National Weather Service meteorologist said this week from the monitoring station at White Lake. It recorded a Tuesday reading of 56 degrees and forecasts high temperatures of 40-44 degrees through Monday. In Rochester, unseasonal weather won’t stop a Snow Daze benefit for the Animal Care Network this Saturday afternoon. "We plan to host our annual Snow …