State of Emergency High Temps Prompt Cooling Centers To Open By Ray Garcia • Jul 17, 2019 Ray Garcia / WKAR-MSU With temperatures rising above 95 degrees this week, cooling centers will be open in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Jackson counties. Gov. Whitmer Signs Bill Forgiving Up To Four Snow Day Make-Ups By Associated Press • May 10, 2019 Joe Dandron / WKAR-MSU Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to forgive Michigan schools from rescheduling up to four snow days that occurred during an artic deep freeze in which she declared a state of emergency. Emergency Declared In Part Of Michigan Due To Flooding By Associated Press • Mar 19, 2019 WKAR-MSU File photo Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Newaygo County in western Michigan after heavy rains and melting snow caused flooding. State of Emergency Declared In Ionia County By Reginald Hardwick • Feb 13, 2019 WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner) Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency in Ionia County following winter weather conditions and problems.