Thursday, May 16, 2013
West Bloomfield Schools are closed on Thursday due to several power outages in the area.
A message on the website for West Bloomfield Schools reads: "Due to power failures in multiple buildings, there is no school today. More details will follow." The DTE Outage map shows more than more than 700 outages in the West Bloomfield zip code.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Inclement weather closes public and private schools, and a winter storm watch is in effect until Wednesday afternoon.
West Bloomfield Schools will be closed today due to wintry weather conditions. It's the second time this month the district cancelled classes due to the weather, and the third so far this year since freezing rain closed schools all around Metro Detroit Jan. 28. Farmington Public Schools, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham and Walled Lake public schools are also closed, as are Orchard Lake St. Mary's and the Franklin Jewish Academy, according to WXYZ-TV. A winter weather advisory extends into Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. While the snow will lighten up Wednesday morning and temperatures will hover just above freezing, that means the snow that does accumulate will be heavy and wet. Check with West Bloomfield Patch'…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Inclement weather closes schools across Metro Detroit Friday.
West Bloomfield Schools will close today, due to snowy and hazardous travel conditions. It's the first snow day for the district since freezing rain closed school around Metro Detroit Jan. 28. Public schools and private schools in West Bloomfield and surrounding districts are also closed, according to WXYZ-TV. Roughly four inches of snow fell overnight on the entire Metro Detroit area, and more wet, heavy snow is expected through Friday morning, as the area remains under a winter weather advisory, according to the National Weather Service. Snow covered and icy roads have led to multiple accidents, and dozens of school districts in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties closed for the day, according to local television station reports. Today's…