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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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Lisa Allmendinger on January 19th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Parrish for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw County Road Commission will impose seasonal weight restrictions effective 6 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 19. Most of the roadways in Washtenaw County are seasonally restricted. For more information about which roads are impacted, please refer to the current WCRC […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 10th, 2017

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Lisa Allmendinger on January 9th, 2017

Advisory Message: winter weather advisory until 10 a.m. Tuesday …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM EST TUESDAY. HAZARDOUS […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 17th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Katie Parrish for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) is asking residents and local businesses not to push excess snow into or across roadways. While it may seem convenient to plow snow into or along roadsides, when that snow freezes and hardens onto the […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 17th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Oke Agahro for the information in this story.) Washtenaw County is providing “temporary weather havens” for county residents during severe cold weather. Local human services agencies and community organizations have volunteered their building space as weather havens for individuals needing to temporarily escape adverse cold conditions (real or wind […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on December 16th, 2016

The county has issued the following advisory. SNOW DEVELOPING TONIGHT BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES FOLLOWED BY A WINTRY MIX SATURDAY MORNING… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EST SATURDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DETROIT/PONTIAC HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…SLEET…AND FREEZING RAIN, WHICH IS IN EFFECT […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 5th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of the Garden Mill, for the information in this story. Part two will publish tomorrow.) August is a time for lots of gardening tasks, just not necessarily in the heat of the day. Water Water. Water. Water. And water. The high heat and general lack of […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on July 9th, 2016

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield of The Garden Mill for the information in this column. Part one ran yesterday.) In the flower garden: Keeping your flower beds watered is probably going to be your biggest task this month. A close runner up will be keeping insects at bay. Aphids have been a […]

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