State of Emergency

Sky over Greater Lansing Area
Ray Garcia / WKAR-MSU

With temperatures rising above 95 degrees this week, cooling centers will be open in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Jackson counties. 

polar vortex, snow, winter, MSU campus, climate change
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.

Flooding
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.

Ice jams, Grand River, Portland
WLNS-TV Lansing (WKAR media partner)

Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a State of Emergency in Ionia County following winter weather conditions and problems.