Thursday, February 7, 2013
Forecasters say 4 to 7 inches of snow are now possible starting later tonight.
Editor's note: This story will be updated throughout the day as the forecast changes or the storm develops. The latest information will be at the top of this article. Update, Thursday, 9:45 a.m. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service calls for a 100 percent chance of snow in White Lake and Highland, mainly after 11 p.m. "Accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible," the weather service stated. The snow is now expected to continue until Friday afternoon; a blustery Friday morning wind is also in the forecast, as is an additional 1 to 2 inches of snow. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Forecasts call for between 2 and 4 inches in White Lake and Highland starting Thursday afternoon. According to a hazardous weather outlook and winter weather …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
An icy iteration of the wintry precipitation rapped at windows Friday in White Lake and Highland; the National Weather Service predicts more could fall Monday and Tuesday.
Say it isn't snow! An icy iteration of the wintry precipitation rapped at windows Friday in White Lake and Highland, and the National Weather Service predicts more of the white stuff could fall Monday and Tuesday. The forecasting agency issued a hazardous weather outlook Friday for portions of southeast Michigan, including Oakland County, that called for winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour through Friday evening. "A low pressure system tracking through the Ohio Valley could bring accumulating snow to the region Monday night and Tuesday," according to the advisory. "At this time, the best chance for accumulating snow will be south of M-59." The NWS forecast calls for partly cloudy skies, a chance of flurries and a high of 36 degrees, with…
Friday, October 26, 2012
Expect lows to dip to the 30s and 40s this weekend in White Lake and Highland, despite warm mid-week temperatures. Snow is possible on Monday.
Well, it was nice while it lasted. The blast of 70-plus-degree summer temperatures this week in Metro Detroit are on their way out, according to the National Weather Service. A cold front is headed into the area and expected to drop temperatures to as low as 32 degrees in areas including White Lake and Highland. Here's what the forecast looks like for the weekend, according to the NWS: Bad news: Snow is possible on Monday, according to the NWS, as temperatures are expected to fall to 44 during the day and 32 in the evening.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Temperatures will dip down into the 30s across southeast Michigan Sunday night and into Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
An "unseasonably cold air mass" is settling over the area, warns the National Weather Service, and it could result in areas of frost after midnight and into Monday morning in White Lake and Highland. A frost advisory is in effect from 2-8 a.m. Monday. Temperatures will fall into the 30s tonight across the majority of southeastern Michigan as a clearing sky and light wind combine with the cold air, and "areas of frost (are) possible well after midnight." Temperatures will still be in the low 40s at the bus stop, too, so don't forget to bundle up the kids before you send them off to school. The National Weather Service also warns that sensitive vegetation could be damaged or killed if left uncovered tonight.
Monday, August 27, 2012
The National Weather Service office in White Lake will celebrate 20 years Wednesday with an open house.
The National Weather Service (NWS) in White Lake is hosting an open house Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the NWS office located at 9200 White Lake Road. The open house will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the NWS White Lake office. "The open house provides an opportunity for the public to meet NWS staff and see examples of NWS benefits in their neighborhood during guided tours," Richard Pollman said in a release from the NWS. "Visitors will be able to learn about weather forecast and warning operations, hydrometeorological measurement and data collection, weather balloon releases, and our partnerships with local, state and federal environmental and emergency service agencies." During the event, the NWS staff will launch …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Strong thunderstorms that could bring wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, hail up to 1 inch in diameter and localized flooding are possible Thursday afternoon and evening in Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties.
The National Weather Service has declared a hazardous weather outlook Thursday for portions of southeast Michigan, including Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties. The agency predicts a high of 85 degrees with an 80 percent chance of precipitation Thursday; thunderstorms are expected during the afternoon, into the evening and overnight. "These storms may become severe during the afternoon and evening," according to the forecasting agency. "The biggest threat from these storms will be damaging wind gusts to 60 mph and hail to one inch in diameter. "In addition, very heavy rainfall may accompany these storms, which could lead to localized flooding," the NWS said. "... The thunderstorms will be triggered by a strong cold front sweeping across …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for southeastern Michigan Tuesday, as temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees, but feel as high as 107.
Another potentially record-breaking day is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for southeastern Michigan Tuesday, as temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees during the afternoon. It's not expected to be excessively humid, but dew points in the mid-60s could make it feel like it's anywhere from 102 to 107 degrees outside. The good news is there's a cold front coming in that should provide some relief from what NWS calls "dangerous heat" for the rest of the week. However, the excessive heat watch remains in effect all day Tuesday and NWS recommends that people drink plenty of fluids, stay in air conditioned rooms, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives and neighbors. Heat-related …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Monday, June 11, 2012
The storms could produce heavy rainfall and wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h.
Scattered thunderstorms are likely today and this evening, according to a hazardous weather statement issued around 4 a.m. Monday by the National Weather Service. The best chances for thunderstorms will be between 5 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. Tuesday, though severe weather is not expected at this time, according to the weather service. The alert cites a humid air mass moving into the area, combined with "daytime heating", as a cause for the atmospheric instability. The strongest storms, however, could produce wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h. as they move east at 25 m.p.h. The storms will also be able to produce locally heavy rainfall. For the latest White Lake weather, news and information, follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Temperatures will drop into the 30s, so frost is likely overnight.
It's hard to believe with the bright sunshine we've enjoyed today, but there's a frost advisory in effect overnight. Temperatures won't go quite as low as they have the last couple of nights, but will dip into the 30s. So from 2-8 a.m. Friday, conditions will be favorable for the formation of frost late, the National Weather Service says. Damage to unprotected vegetation is likely, so cover up your sensitive outdoor plants. This should be the last night for frost and freeze warnings for a while. Friday there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 a.m., with a low around 46 degrees. Showers and thunderstorms are likely Saturday but it'll be warmer, up to the mid-60s.