1912 - The temperature in Detroit didn't get above 5 degrees. The day before (January 5), the temperature did the same thing.
1999 - Heavy snow piles up on top of the snow dropped during the blizzard a few days earlier. Another 9 inches of snow at Muskegon brings the snow total on the ground to 30 inches, with snow drifts several feet high. This will be the snowiest January on record at Grand Rapids with 46.8 inches of snow and Lansing with 34.6 inches.
2002 - Cold arctic air pouring across Lake Superior on northwest winds set up bands of heavy lake effect snow over western Upper Michigan. The bands were most persistent over Gogebic and Ontonagon counties. Ironwood reported 11 inches of snowfall, Bessemer received 12 inches, and 9 inches accumulated in Rockland.