Monday, March 18, 2013
It's still winter, according to local weather predictors.
Snow, sleet, rain and high winds are all in the forecast this week for Ferndale. And spring break is less than two weeks away. A strong low pressure moving into Ontario on Tuesday will "usher in temperatures as westerly winds gust between 35 to 40 mph," according to a hazardous weather outlook issued Monday by the National Weather Service. Here's a look at the daily forecast this week for the Ferndale area:
Monday, February 25, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for southeast Michigan, including Ferndale.
Ferndale could get half a foot of snowfall as a storm moves through the area beginning Tuesday, with more white stuff in the forecast Wednesday and Thursday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for southeast Michigan beginning Tuesday afternoon, warning that 6 or more inches of wet, heavy snow could fall, creating hazardous conditions on area roadways and potentially overburdening power lines and causing outages. Snow is in the forecast through Thursday, according to the NWS: The area will get a break from the snow Friday when the high will be 35 degrees under mostly cloudy skies, according to the forecasting agency.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Tuesday afternoon through late Tuesday night for Ferndale, and Metro Detroit.
Ferndale is under a winter storm watch starting Tuesday afternoon for a possible winter storm that could dump 6 inches of snow on the city. The National Weather Service issued the watch for Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday night for a storm that could bring 6 inches, or more, of heavy wet snow to the area. While the watch has been issued, it could still be modified as "there is still some uncertainty as to the overall track of this storm system," the National Weather Service wrote in an advisory. As we prepare for another storm remember that Michigan's Official Groundhog, Woody, and Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania, both predicted an early spring.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Forecasters predict 1 to 3 inches of snow Saturday in Southeast Michigan.
Make plans for a wintry Saturday in Ferndale. The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Oakland County and all of Southeast Michigan for all of Saturday. A cold front pushing through the area will bring scattered snow storms and a total accumulation of 1 to 3 inches, according to the weather statement. Today's high is expected to be 27 degrees; a low of 11 degrees Saturday night is expected, with a wind chill as low as minus-2 in the forecast. On Sunday, sunny skies are predicted, though the cold temperatures will remain. On Monday: rain is in the forecast.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Ready for more snow?
Forecasts call for between 2 and 4 inches of snow in Ferndale starting Thursday afternoon. According to a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service, a strengthening low pressure system will move into the southern Great Lakes region on Thursday, with the highest snow accumulations predicted along and north of M-59, which cuts through Rochester Hills. The heaviest snow is expected Thursday evening, according to the weather statement. The high temperature is predicted to be 33 degrees on Thursday. For details, visit www.weather.gov.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The snow will continue through Tuesday, when up to 2 additional inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
A "clipper" — known in weather circles as a fast-moving low pressure system out of Canada — will bring at least an inch of snow to Ferndale and surrounding areas on Monday. The snow will continue through Tuesday, when up to 2 additional inches are possible, according to the National Weather Service. Here's the forecast, day-by-day, for the Oakland County area:
Monday, January 28, 2013
Library will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
The Ferndale Public Library is closed today due to the inclement weather, library director Jessica Keyser said Monday morning. The library will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 29 for regular business hours - 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ferndale Public Schools are also closed however the Board of Education will still meet for its regular meeting at 7 p.m., board president Jim O'Donnell said Monday. Ferndale City Hall remains open today and will hold its regular council meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
A Winter Weather Advisory expired at 6 a.m. Monday, but area public and private schools are closed all day.
After a night of snow and freezing rain, the Ferndale Public Schools are closed for the day. As of 5:30 a.m., the following schools officially canceled classes due to wintry conditions: Nearby districts like Birmingham, Clawson and Royal Oak are also closed. A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect until 6 a.m. Monday after several inches of snow fell overnight and then turned into freezing rain in areas. The transition to regular rain is expected to happen around sunrise, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS warned that travel can become difficult during a Winter Weather Advisory, particularly due to slippery roads and limited visibility. The forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m., followed by areas…
Friday, January 25, 2013
The wintry weather is part of a widespread blanket of white set to fall in the Midwest this weekend.
Southeast Michigan—like much of the Midwest—can expect a fresh blanketing of snow Friday. According to the National Weather Service, Ferndale and surrounding areas can expect snowfall to start in the morning and continue into the afternoon, with a total accumulation of 1-3 inches expected. The precipitation could continue Sunday, with a 60 percent chance of snow and sleet in the area that evening. Another 1-2 inches of precipitation are expected. The wintry weather system is expected to sweep through the Midwest and head east over the weekend, adding to the tremendous Lake Effect snow seen in New York, Ohio and northern and western Michigan earlier this week. The NWS reports, however, that though the snow will be widespread, it will be …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Show us your snowy shots!
The salt trucks are out and you can hear the sounds of snow shovels scraping pavement. Are you going out to build a snowman with the kids, or keeping cozy in your living room? Share your snowy photos of Ferndale by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" button!