Early season snowstorm sets records, brings pain

Nov. 12, 2019  PLYMOUTH VOICE.

Plymouth Michigan News

 

The early season Veterans Day snowstorm that brought heavy snow to the mid-west on Monday, along with the pain motorists suffered with countless traffic accidents, has given way to rapidly falling temperatures and single-digit wind chills. Neighboring community’s woke-up to shocking snow statistics, like Ann Arbor’s record 11 inches.

Plymouth-Canton and Northville schools were closed on Tuesday due to icy road conditions.

WWJ-950 New Radio reported the record-setting snowfall totals:

 

  • Ann Arbor — 11
  • West Bloomfield — 8.7
  • Howell — 8.4
  • Riverview — 7.5
  • Lake Orion — 10.6
  • White Lake — 9.9
  • Wixom — 10
  • Roseville — 7.5
  • Utica — 9.9
  • Garden City — 8.4
  • Romulus — 9.2
  • Sterling Heights — 10
  • Milford — 8
  • Flint — 8.6
  • Romeo — 8
  • Berkley — 9.2
  • St. Clair Shores — 5
  • Livonia — 8.5
  • Huntington Woods — 9
  • Southgate — 8
  • Farmington Hills — 7
  • Eastpointe — 7.8
  • Monroe — 3.6
  • Milan — 3
  • Wyandotte — 7.5
  • Ypsilanti — 9.2
  • Royal Oak — 7.5
  • Macomb Township — 9.5
  • Brighton — 8
  • Clarkston — 8.8
  • Northville — 8.5
  • Downtown Detroit — 4.5

 

Canton and Plymouth imposed parking restrictions, declaring snow emergencies and reminded residents of local ordinances regarding snow removal.

Property owners and occupants shall not permit ice or an accumulation of snow to remain on any sidewalk adjacent to their property for a period longer than 72 hours after ice or snow has formed or fallen. 


All fire hydrants in the City and Townships are required to have three feet of unobstructed access around them, including snow that has accumulated or piled up.

Plymouth area DPW workers continued the cleanup work.

By Tuesday morning, the City of Plymouth reported all major streets, including Main Street, Farmer, Starkweather, Penniman, Ann Arbor Trail and the Downtown section of Forest were plowed and are clear and open to traffic and parking.  Crews were still working to clear all of the City’s municipal parking lots and residential streets.

 

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