weather advisory http://wemu.org en Winter Strikes Again http://wemu.org/post/winter-strikes-again <p>Wet, heavy snow blanketed portions of the region late this morning. Add in a bit of freezing rain and light rain showers, and you have the makings of a bad weather day.</p><p></p><p>There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 4pm for Washtenaw and Wayne Counties.&nbsp; Snowfall totals could exceed two inches and ice accumulation could reach a tenth of an inch. that makes for potentially slippery and hazardous road and sidewalk conditions, so caution is advised.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 18:02:49 +0000 David Fair 41812 at http://wemu.org Winter Strikes Again Snowstorm Snarls Travel http://wemu.org/post/snowstorm-snarls-travel <p>While much of southeast Michigan was spared the full punch of a widespread winter storm, at least three inches of snow had fallen in Washtenaw County as of 8pm Wednesday, causing difficult travel throughout the&nbsp; region.</p><p>While county snow plows and salt trucks have been out on the roads since mid-afternoon, the snow has persisted, making for dangerous driving conditions in most areas.&nbsp; Washtenaw County sheriff's deputies reported numerous accidents and spinouts throughout the day and into the evening, and continue to advise people to stay off the roads if at all possible.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 01:41:02 +0000 Clark Smith 23577 at http://wemu.org