cold http://michiganradio.org en Meet Michigan's homeless, trying to survive this cold http://michiganradio.org/post/meet-michigans-homeless-trying-survive-cold <p><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11pt; line-height: 17.5pt; ">A laid-off public school teacher, an evicted retiree, and a man who says he'll sleep on a park bench because he’s too drunk to pass the shelter’s Breathalyzer test tonight. &nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; line-height: 17.5pt; "><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Georgia, serif; ">The people at a daytime warming center in downtown Ann Arbor run the gamut.<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><o:p></o:p></span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:10:43 +0000 Kate Wells 15915 at http://michiganradio.org Meet Michigan's homeless, trying to survive this cold Brrr... It's cold out there http://michiganradio.org/post/brrr-its-cold-out-there <p>Though the sun might come out for a bit today, it is going to be a cold one around the state. Temperatures will be in the teens. However, with the wind chill, it'll feel as cold as 11 below in some parts of the region. Meanwhile, a wind chill advisory is in effect for parts of Southeast Michigan until 11 a.m. this morning.</p><p><strong>Tonight:</strong> Cloudy skies with a chance of flurries. Lows ranging from negative 3 degrees to 10 above... with wind chills down to 10 below.</p><p><strong>Tomorrow:</strong> A&nbsp; mix of sun and clouds with a chance of snow. Highs in the low to mid 20's. Thu, 10 Feb 2011 12:42:57 +0000 Zoe Clark 1232 at http://michiganradio.org Brrr... It's cold out there Cold creeps into the region http://michiganradio.org/post/cold-creeps-region <p>It's winter... It's cold... And it's getting colder.</p><p>The National Weather Service says cold air is sweeping down onto the lower 48:</p><blockquote><p>A frigid arctic air mass will continue to surge southward east of the Rockies today and Wednesday as a strong frontal system pushes southward through Texas and northern Mexico. As a result, high temperatures across the southern plains will be almost 40 degrees below normal on Wednesday and up to 30 degrees below normal on Thursday.</p></blockquote><p>It looks like the frigid temperatures will be here until Friday when we'll see temperatures in the 20s again.</p><p>Here's the forecast for <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?map.x=133&amp;map.y=204&amp;site=dtx&amp;zmx=1&amp;zmy=1">southeast Michigan</a> from the National Weather Service:</p><p><b>Tonight: </b>Scattered flurries before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. Wind chill values as low as -14. West wind between 13 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.<br> <b>Wednesday: </b>A chance of flurries after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -15. West wind between 15 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.<br> <b>Wednesday Night: </b>Partly cloudy, with a low around 0. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind between 8 and 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.<br> <b>Thursday: </b>Mostly sunny, with a high near 14. Wind chill values as low as -13. West southwest wind between 9 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.<br> <b>Thursday Night: </b>Partly cloudy, with a low around 2. West southwest wind between 9 and 15 mph.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>And the <a href="http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?map.x=138&amp;map.y=166&amp;site=grr&amp;zmx=1&amp;zmy=1">forecast</a> for West Michigan:</p><p><b>Tonight: </b>A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as -8. West wind between 13 and 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.<br> <b>Wednesday: </b>A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -8. Breezy, with a west wind between 14 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.<br> <b>Wednesday Night: </b>A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6. Wind chill values as low as -8. West northwest wind between 7 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.<br> <b>Thursday: </b>A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 16. Wind chill values as low as -9. West southwest wind between 10 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.<br> <b>Thursday Night: </b>A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind between 10 and 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Tue, 08 Feb 2011 22:29:42 +0000 Mark Brush 1211 at http://michiganradio.org Cold creeps into the region The big chill coming to Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/big-chill-coming-michigan <p>Fall officially began on the 22nd. So far we&#39;ve been treated with the <a href="http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2010/0923/Harvest-moon-on-fall-equinox-won-t-be-seen-again-until-2029">Harvest Moon</a> and warm weather. My kids even broke out the inflatable pool on Wednesday. They splashed around for 5 minutes before they gave up and asked for towels.</p> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 13:29:13 +0000 Mark Brush 105 at http://michiganradio.org The big chill coming to Michigan