Monday, January 28, 2013
The ice and snow that caused hundreds of school closures Monday throughout southeast Michigan soon will be a mere memory, but not for long!
The week got off to a slick, sloppy start in southeast Michigan, but those who don't relish shoveling snow and scraping ice are in luck: Temperatures are expected to approach 60 degrees Tuesday. The area, including St. Clair Shores, will have swung from being under a winter weather advisory Sunday to experiencing springlike temperatures and rain showers over the course of just two days, according to the National Weather Service. The mix of snow and freezing rain that began Sunday and lasted overnight into Monday morning forced St. Clair Shores schools to close. However, the high Monday was expected to hit 47 degrees, according to the NWS. The forecasting agency said temperatures will continue increasing to a high of 57 degrees, with rain …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Show us your snowy shots!
The salt trucks are out, and nearby, the sounds of snow shovels scraping pavement have begun. I've snapped some photos of the first major snowfall of the season measuring the snowfall, and added photos uploaded Wednesday of the first flakes. Are you going out to build a snowman with the kids, or keeping cozy in your living room? Share your snowy photos of St. Clair Shores by clicking on the "Add Photos and Video" button!
Friday, February 25, 2011
As a mom, we are constantly organizing, and since we live in a state with four seasons the task of “swapping” out clothes is never ending. So it is confession time.
So it is confession time. I think February and March have to be among the hardest months for parents. The weather is not quite warm enough to play outside. And the sloppy, wet mess from melting snow is a constant reminder that it is still, in fact, winter. If you go for a walk, the “splash” of dirty water spraying up your jeans is a bit chilly. And the family dog reminds us that the backyard is still muddy, and our local park resembles that of a water park more than anything else these days. So what am I confessing? As the weather begins to break and we see the first signs of a Michigan “thaw out,” I get re-energized by the longer days, the sun shining in my front window and the excitement of “what is coming” quickly consumes my thoughts. …