winter weather

6:23 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Winter Damage to Fruit Trees Still Not Known

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More should become apparent in next week or two
It is too soon to tell how well Southwest Michigan's fruit trees and vines survived the brutal winter. "Some did," said Jeff Lemon, who runs Lemon Creek Fruit Farm and Lemon Creek Winery near Berrien Springs with his brother, Tim Lemon.
1:17 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Kalamazoo Still Urging Residents to Run Water to Avoid Freezing Lines

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Portage has lifted advisory to run water
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo water customers are being asked to continue to run their water until April 20 to avoid frozen pipes, despite the city of Portage's announcement that water customers there can stop running water.
8:15 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Spring Road Construction Delayed by Weather

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Start date depends in part on asphalt suppliers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Road work in the Kalamazoo area will get off to an unseasonably late start this year as crews wait for warmer weather to arrive. The City of Portage will be the first Kalamazoo-area road agency to put crews to work, with a paving and sidewalk improvement project along East Milham Avenue to the north city limits slated to begin April 15.
5:00 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Weather Expected to Delay Start of Great Lakes Shipping Season

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As of last week, 77% of the Great Lakes was covered with ice
Detroit The Great Lakes shipping season starts Tuesday, but you likely wont see freighters moving across their waters for a while. Blame it on the same thing responsible for this years bumper crop of potholes and longer school year the weather.
6:50 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Harsh Winter's Aftermath May Impact Fruit, Wildlife, Shipping

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Record snowfall and ice cover on Great Lakes will likely mean a cool spring
Michigan winter aftermath: Flooding, wildlife deaths, worse allergies could be next Going forward into spring, this winter will continue to have impacts from flooding to fruit, deer die-offs to stalled shipping, and from bees to your sneeze.