weather

MSU power plant
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

On a week following heat indices above 100 degrees, Michigan State University said a problem with a boiler in its power plant means the temperatures inside many on-campus building might be warmer than normal. 


Cristo Rey
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR Public Media

With an excessive heat warning issued for Michigan this weekend, there are several places to go if you need to escape from hot temperatures. 

WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

Michigan utility companies say they expect to have nearly all electrical outages repaired by Monday night, which would be three days after several thousands of home and businesses lost power following high winds.

WKAR file photo

About 105,000 DTE Energy customers remain without power following freezing rain, high winds and snow from a weekend storm.

Traffic light
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Crews from several states are helping to restore power to tens of thousands of customers without service in Michigan after a weekend storm brought freezing rain, high winds and snow.

School Closings And Delays: April 16th

Apr 16, 2018
icicles
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

There are several school closings and delays today due to weather. 

icy windshield
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A winter storm brought ice to the capital region on Sunday morning. Meteorologists expect snow tonight-tomorrow. 


Tornado Siren
Eastern Michigan University

Michigan residents are being asked by state officials to participate in a voluntary tornado drill.

Erik Kostrewza in WKAR Studio
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

It may still be chilly outside but in a matter of weeks, we may be dealing with severe thunderstorms, hail, flooding or even tornadoes! This is severe weather awareness week in Michigan. WKAR’s Reginald Hardwick talked with WLNS 6 News meteorologist Erik Kostrewza about the hazards, starting with flooding.

Snow in Lansing
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

A spring storm dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula and is blamed for creating hazardous road conditions seen as a factor in three traffic deaths.

Facebook page of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lansing

Some Michigan churchgoers received an Easter surprise when their century-old sanctuary re-opened its doors for the first service in more than a year after a wind storm tore through the building.

Tigers Stadium
Wikimedia Commons

The season opener between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed Thursday because of bad weather.

Snowfall at MSU photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

UPDATED at 7:30 a.m.: Fowlerville Community Schools, Grass Lake Community Schools and Howell Public Schools are closed today.

Katie Cook / WKAR-MSU

On Friday morning, Andi Crawford, City of Lansing Department of Planning & Neighborhood Development director talked with WKAR's Reginald Hardwick about how volunteers can help flood victims this weekend. 


JASON VLAHOS / WKAR-MSU

Despite the flooding and some evacuations, the Lansing School district says 83 percent of students attended class on Thursday. 

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