weather http://wemu.org en Dry Weather Helps Michigan Floodwaters Recede http://wemu.org/post/dry-weather-helps-michigan-floodwaters-recede <div>EVART, Mich. (AP) - Floodwaters are receding along rivers in Michigan's central and western Lower Peninsula, a trend that should continue with mostly dry weather in the forecast for the next several days.</div><div> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:10:35 +0000 Associated Press 44526 at http://wemu.org Dry Weather Helps Michigan Floodwaters Recede Issues of the Environment: Expect More Snow And Frigid Temperatures To Come http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-expect-more-snow-and-frigid-temperatures-come <div>Had enough of the cold and snow already? It has been the snowiest January in this area in history. Add in the polar vortex and frigid temperatures, and it's been a somewhat trying winter. Why is it happening, and will it continue to happen in winters to come?&nbsp;</div><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/132042908&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><div>&nbsp;</div><div>This week on <em>Issues of the Environment</em>&nbsp;our&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">guest is &nbsp;<a href="http://www.emich.edu/iess/faculty.php">Dr. Tom </a></span><a href="http://www.emich.edu/iess/faculty.php">Kovacs,</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Associate Professor of Meteorology at Eastern Michigan University.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Kovaks teaches courses on the effects of climate change on weather and will discuss the consequences for our county.</span></div><div> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:35:15 +0000 David Fair 40834 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Expect More Snow And Frigid Temperatures To Come The Weather Hits as Ann Arbor Welcomes The Winter Classic http://wemu.org/post/weather-hits-ann-arbor-welcomes-winter-classic <p></p><p> <meta content="Winter Classic, Big House, Umich, hockey, Red Wings" name="news_keywords" /> More than 105,000 tickets were pre-sold to this afternoon's outdoor hockey game between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs at Michigan Stadium.&nbsp; It's billed as the Winter Classic. Ironically, winter weather may keep a number of fans at home today.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:46:14 +0000 David Fair 39692 at http://wemu.org The Weather Hits as Ann Arbor Welcomes The Winter Classic West Side of Ann Arbor Hit With Power Outage http://wemu.org/post/west-side-ann-arbor-hit-power-outage <p>It may take until late afternoon for DTE energy to restore power to roughly 800 customers on the west side of Ann Arbor. The estimated time of restoration is 4pm this afternoon. That outage forced closure of Abbott Elementary School this morning.&nbsp; Additionally, A downed tree is blocking traffic at Dexter Road and Ironwood Drive. The roads are closed at that intersection until further notice. Detour signs are posted. An isolated power outage in Ypsilanti this morning forced closure of Ypsilanti Middle School.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 12:29:21 +0000 David Fair 30170 at http://wemu.org