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Mon February 21, 2011
"Presidents' Day Storm" brings up to 10 inches of snow to parts of Michigan
Say 'goodbye' to Spring. For now, at least. After unseasonably warm temperatures last week, winter weather has returned. As the Associated Press reports:
A winter storm that blew through the upper Midwest over the long Presidents Day weekend has dumped a hand bag of snow, sleet and ice on Michigan, canceling flights, closing schools and making driving treacherous for early morning commuters.
The National Weather service in White Lake Township says by Monday morning six to 10 inches of snow fell on southern Michigan since the storm began Sunday afternoon.
Officials were urging people to stay off the roads if possible, rather than risk driving on icy roads or through wind-driven snow.
Hundreds of flights were canceled at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. AAA Michigan spokeswoman Nancy Cain tells The Detroit News that by early Sunday evening, about 1,900 requests for assistance in spinouts and minor accidents had been taken.
Kalamazoo Public Schools and Flint Public Schools are closed today. The U-M Dearborn campus is closed as well.