Michigan has seen temperatures in the 70s and even the 80s this spring, but cold and even snow are in the forecast this week.

A winter weather advisory is in effect until noon Tuesday for the Lansing area.

Several inches of snow are predicted to arrive in the Lansing area overnight. it’s one of the first big snowfalls in the area this winter.

MDOT snowplow

Plowasaurus Rex, Sir Salts-A-Lot, and Snowboni.

These are just some of the new names for the Michigan Department of Transporation's snowplows.

The department started giving nicknames to just plows in its Southwest region around Kalamazoo, but now, MDOT is offering Michiganders the chance to name its entire fleet.

snow and barn
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Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

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Winter continues to keep a tight hold on Michigan as strong winds and more snow swirl across parts of the state.

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Hundreds of Michigan schools are closed as more snow and icy weather hits the state, knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

Michigan’s Winters, And Strange Snowfall, Presents Challenges For MSU Skiers and Snowboarders

Feb 11, 2019
Sam McDonald

Yes, we survived the polar vortex, but mid-Michigan still could use more snow for skiing.

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If you think your propane provider is unfairly raising your rates during the cold snap, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel wants you to notify her office.

School Closings for Tuesday, January 29

Jan 29, 2019
snow, Grand Ledge
Laura Michels / WKAR-MSU

Updated Tuesday at 7:49 a.m. Schools in Charlotte, East Lansing, Grand Rapids, Lansing, Waverly and more will be closed on Tuesday. Click here for the growing list.