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Lisa Allmendinger on February 20th, 2018

There is a flood watch in effect though Wednesday afternoon for Washtenaw County. * Widespread rain will develop across the region Monday through Wednesday. Rainfall will be moderate in intensity at times. Rainfall amounts between 1 and 3 inches are expected with additional water added to runoff from the complete melting of the snowpack. * […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 13th, 2017

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office warns residents that this area is under a winter storm watch from Wednesday morning through Wednesday night and into early Thursday morning. Heavy snow possible. A narrow band of snowfall rates in excess of 2 inches per hour may affect a portion of the area during the Wednesday evening commute. […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 22nd, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kayla Steinberg for the information in this story.) Publisher’s note: I’ve found two ticks crawling on me recently so they are out there. Please beware. Washtenaw County Public Health reminds residents that Lyme disease has been detected in Washtenaw County, and urges them to “fight the bite.” “We have […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on April 5th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kathy Claflin for the information in this story and the Waterloo Natural History Association for sponsoring this event.) Enjoy the program Night of the Amphibians on Saturday, April 8 from 8-9:30 p.m. at the Discovery Center. Join us this evening for a lively presentation featuring frogs, salamanders and quivering […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 15th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Matt Rose for the information and photos in this story.) On Wednesday, March 8, southeast Michigan was struck with significant high winds from early morning to late evening that created one of the most wide spread and significant weather events in recent history. As such, the 911 communications center […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 13th, 2017

The National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, which is in effect from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday. HAZARDOUS WEATHER * Light snow will overspread southeastern Michigan after 6 a.m. and continue throughout much of the day on Monday. * A widespread 2 to 4 inches is expected […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 8th, 2017

(Publisher’s message: Chelsea Update would like to thank city staff for their hard work today and for these photos.)

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Lisa Allmendinger on March 8th, 2017

A high wind warning has been issued through 7 p.m. tonight, March 8 by the National Weather Service. * West winds will increase in strength over southeastern Michigan during the late morning hours on Wednesday. A long duration of sustained winds of 30 to 35 m.p.h. are anticipated throughout the afternoon hours. * The potential […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on February 4th, 2017

Washtenaw County Sheriff Emergency Services in conjunction with the National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac is offering Skywarn Spotter training free of charge to anyone 18 years of age or older who is interested in being trained in severe weather identification, protection, and reporting procedures. The course is 1-1/2 hours long, and identification codes are issued to […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 30th, 2017

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office has issued a winter weather advisory until noon on Tuesday. …ACCUMULATING SNOW TONIGHT IMPACTING TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE… …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST TUESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM […]

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