arctic http://michiganradio.org en Michigan digging out as arctic blast sends temps falling http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-digging-out-arctic-blast-sends-temps-falling <p>As Michigan descends into an arctic freeze, many cities and towns are struggling to clean up after Sunday’s big snowstorm.</p><p>“It’s just too dangerous for city residents to be outdoors,” Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero told reporters at a news conference today.</p><p>Bernero said many residential streets in Lansing are “impassable.”</p><p>“As we all remember from the 2011 storm, it takes a minimum of a couple days to clear all 440 miles of roads in the city,” Bernero said. “It will take at least a couple days this time as well. So we ask city residents to please be patient. Be safe.”</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:25:20 +0000 Steve Carmody 15894 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan digging out as arctic blast sends temps falling