Friday, December 7, 2012
Better bring an umbrella if you're headed to one of many events in the community on Sunday.
The possibility of snow in the Greater West Bloomfield area is in the forecast on Saturday night, while rain is expected to fall all weekend. Friday's forecast calls for rain after 1 a.m., amounting to about one tenth to a quarter of an inch possible, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The low will dip down to 35 degrees and it won't get much warmer than that on Saturday. According to the NWS, Saturday will offer rain and snow before 4 p.m., with a high near 41. Little to no snow is expected to accumulate, so put away the shovels. But if you're headed out on the first night of Hanukkah, pack your windproof jacket to deal with gusts up to 20 m.p.h. and low temperatures below freezing. On Sunday, there is an 80 percent chance …
Friday, November 30, 2012
A chance of rain and snow is the forecast Friday before temperatures warm up later in the weekend.
A chilly start to December is in the cards for West Bloomfield residents, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Friday's forecast calls for a chance of snow showers before 3 p.m., then a slight chance of rain showers. The chance of precipitation is 40 percent and the high temperature is expected to top out at 43 degrees. According to the NWS, Saturday will offer warmer temperatures and sun, with a high of 51. A slight south wind picks up into Saturday night as high as 13-15 m.p.h., and the chance of precipitation is 50 percent. On Sunday, expect to see wind gusts as high as 20 m.p.h. and precipitation, as the chances of rainfall will bump up to 60 percent by then. So, be sure to pack a warm sweater and good umbrella if you're …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Sunny skies, wind and a chance of rain in the Greater West Bloomfield area.
Greater West Bloomfield area residents can expect to see sun this weekend but should remain aware of the possibility of rain, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Friday night's forecast calls for clouds and a low of 43 degrees with a 60 percent chance of rain. However, less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected to accumulate and the low should only reach 43 degrees. On Saturday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain and a high near 61 in the forecast. Saturday night's low should dip down to 48 degrees and there are clouds in the forecast. The forecast takes a turn for the warm on Sunday, which is Veterans Day. A breeze between 11-21 m.p.h. is in the forecast, with wind gusts as high as 31 m.p.h. possible. The high should …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Pack a winter sweater!
Greater West Bloomfield area residents can expect to see sun and feel cold this weekend, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Friday night's forecast calls for clouds and a low of 29 degrees before making way for sun on Saturday morning. The high should reach 43 and clear skies should maintain all through the evening. If you're going to the Outrun Hunger 5K and Kids 1 Mile Fun Run, be sure to pack a warm sweater! The forecast remains consistent on Saturday night, with a low of 29 before a high of 44 degrees on Sunday morning. It'll be a great day (to stay indoors), with the QuarterMania & Silent Auction Fundraiser providing fun as a preschool fundraiser. Sunday night should also be clear with a low of 29. Looking ahead to the …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Expect lows to dip to the 30s and 40s this weekend in West Bloomfield, despite warm mid-week temperatures. Snow is possible on Monday.
Well, it was nice while it lasted. The blast of 70-plus-degree summer temperatures this week in Metro Detroit are on their way out, according to the National Weather Service. A cold front is headed into the area and expected to drop temperatures to as low as 32 degrees. Here's what the forecast looks like for the weekend, according to the NWS: Bad news: Snow is possible on Monday, according to the NWS, as temperatures are expected to fall to 43 during the day and 32 in the evening.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
This week, Patch will be covering public hearings by the West Bloomfield Township Planning Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Five local stories to keep an eye on Oct. 21-27: 1. A public hearing will be held by the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission to receive comments on a draft Parks and Recreation Five-Year Master Plan (2013-17) on Thursday. The draft plan reflects the Commission’s priorities for the next five years and, once adopted, will serve as a guide for the Parks and Recreation Commission and staff. The public hearing is being held to receive comments on a draft Parks and Recreation Five-Year Master Plan (2013-2017). The draft plan reflects the Commission’s priorities for the next five years and, once adopted, will serve as a guide for the Parks and Recreation Commission and staff. The draft Master Plan is available for review on the …
Monday, June 11, 2012
The storms could produce heavy rainfall and wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h.
Scattered thunderstorms are likely today and this evening, according to a hazardous weather statement issued early Monday morning by the National Weather Service in Detroit/Pontiac. The best chances for thunderstorms will be between 5 p.m. Monday and 2 a.m. Tuesday, though severe weather is not expected at this time, according to the weather service. The strongest storms, however, could produce wind gusts up to 50 m.p.h. as they move east at 25 m.p.h. The storms will also be able to produce locally heavy rainfall. For the latest local weather, news and information, follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.