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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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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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