Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued warnings due to warming temperatures and as much as an inch of rain expected Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for a portion of southeast Michigan, including Plymouth and Canton. The bulletin issued Monday afternoon indicated that warm temperatures on Tuesday will lead to a melting of 3 to 6 inches of packed snow. A frost depth of nearly 15 inches will prevent the water from being absorbed into the soil. In addition, more than an inch of rain is expected to fall Tuesday across the area. A dense fog advisory also was put in place Monday evening through 7 a.m. Tuesday in the Detroit area. Fog is expected to limit visibility to less than a quarter mile at times. To check road conditions before you leave the house, visit Patch's Commute page for …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
National Weather Service is calling for rain through Thursday.
In exchange for temperatures above freezing, nature will deliver all kinds of rain and possibly a thunderstorm or two before noon Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. There is a slight chance of freezing rain overnight. The Weather Service has also warned that fog may be a problem for drivers after 4 a.m. Thursday. The fog should lift by about 7 a.m.
Friday, May 27, 2011
The Canton Soccer Club starts today with a record 781 teams.
Standing water from this weeks' flooding had 2011 Canton Cup organizers fighting to reschedule more than 1,200 soccer games for the 3-day event. Now, the 29th annual soccer tournament, which starts at 5 p.m. today, will last through Monday and what is being called a "substantially changed" schedule. After feverishly working for 48 hours to find dry enough fields, the Canton Soccer Club posted its latest, and hopefully final, updated schedule early Friday morning to its Web site, mapping out games for the 781 teams playing here in the tournament. The games start at 5 p.m. today at various fields across the township. Almost 13,000 players and their families have led to an estimate of more than 50,000 people, are expected to flood Canton …
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Initial reports of between 1 and 2 inches of rain from nighttime storms.
An urban and small-stream flood advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service after overnight storms dumped between 1 and 2 inches in southeast Michigan. The rain is expected to continue through midmorning, with winds gusting as high as 50 or 60 miles an hour. The wet-and-windy trend will likely continue through the day, giving way to sunny and pleasant skies Friday, with stormy weather returning Saturday and Sunday, according to the latest weather service forecast.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Saturday's warm weather and sunshine elicited colorful suggestions of summer.
On the heels of several rainy days -- and with rain predicted by the National Weather Service to continue well into the week ahead -- Saturday's sunshine and the 73-degree high temperature provided a welcome break to people in Canton and throughout Southeast Michigan. April has been a soggy month, according to preliminary weather service records. Tentative weather service records suggest a trend toward 1.5 inches more rain falling than April's average, which is about 3 inches. While Easter Sunday started out with hazy sunshine, National Weather Service meteorologists call for a 30 percent chance of rain later today and a high of 59 degrees. While rain is likely for much of the upcoming week, daytime temperatures should be 50 and above, …