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City of Westland
Wednesday December 21st, 2022 :: 03:49 a.m. EST

Alert

Winter Storm Watch until 10:00PM Saturday

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions possible. Wind gusts in excess of 50 mph possible. Potential exists for snowfall totals in excess of 6 inches for some areas.

* WHERE...Portions of southeast Michigan.

* WHEN...From Thursday evening through Saturday evening.

* IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult to impossible. Widespread blowing snow may significantly reduce visibilities to near zero yielding whiteout conditions. Drifting snow could hamper snow removal operations. The hazardous conditions may impact the morning and evening commutes Friday while posing great risk to holiday weekend travel. Strong winds may bring down tree branches and cause scattered to widespread power outages.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...A rapid changeover from rain to snow is expected late Thursday evening into Friday morning. Wind chill values drop some 5 to 15 degrees below zero at times.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDLAND ... BAY ... HURON ... SAGINAW ... TUSCOLA ... SANILAC ... SHIAWASSEE ... GENESEE ... LAPEER ... ST. CLAIR ... LIVINGSTON ... OAKLAND ... MACOMB ... WASHTENAW ... WAYNE ... LENAWEE ... MONROE

Instructions:

Prepare for possible blizzard conditions. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.

Address/Location
City of Westland
36300 Warren Rd
Westland, MI 48185

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 734-713-3888

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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