A winter storm warning has been issued for Southeastern Michigan with snowfall predicted to reach between 12 to 16 inches. The winter storm warning, with the heaviest snow fall, is in effect until 4 a.m. Monday morning. Accumulation is reported to be three to four inches in Macomb County as reported by the Macomb Daily. A wind chill advisory is in effect starting Monday at 7 a.m. lasting until 1 a.m. Wednesday. This wind chill is bring the coldest air Southeastern Michigan has seen in over 20 years.
Currently, there are over 697 school closings or delays in Southeast Michigan, including most school systems in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair counties. The list of school closings is growing by the hour. Current closings may be found at CBSDetroit website. Northern Macomb county schools closed tomorrow include Armada, Anchor Bay, Richmond, and New Haven.
Several Macomb County communities have issued snow emergencies. In a snow emergency residents are asked to remove their vehicles from the streets until the road crews have plowed the area. Owners of vehicles remaining on the street face receiving a ticket or having their car towed. The following communities have issued a snow emergency:
- Mt. Clemens
- New Baltimore
- St. Clair Shores
- Sterling Heights
This list of Macomb County community snow emergency warnings may change, be sure to check WXYZ.com for up-to-date information.