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NWS red flag warning
(Courtesy NWS Detroit)
May 01, 2018 - 1:08 pm
The warmth is welcome by many -- but officials say the heat, coupled with dry conditions and high winds, has made the area ripe for wildfires.
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Dreamstime
April 29, 2018 - 7:00 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Michigan Rules! There were roughly 700 high school teams from around the world competing at the FIRST Robotics World Championship, held in Detroit this year. Out of the four division winners, two were from the Great Lakes state -- including 'Team Rush' out of Clarkston. Kyle Hughes...
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gas pump
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April 29, 2018 - 12:55 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - We haven't seen gas prices this high in about three years. Gas prices have jumped to more than three dollars at some stations in and around the metro Detroit area. Stations at Orchard Lake and I-696 had gas for $3.04 and $3.05 a gallon -- you'll be spending another .40 cents or more...
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April 19, 2018 - 10:48 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - An earthquake with a 3.6 magnitude hit Canada and the tremors were felt by people all over the metro Detroit area on Thursday night. Just after 8 p.m. folks questioned what was going on and calls came in to the WWJ Newsroom at lightning speed. It didn't take long for confirmation to...
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spring snow
Dreamstime
April 18, 2018 - 12:30 pm
Mid-April it may be, but more wintry weather is on the way.
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deep snow
Dreamstime
April 18, 2018 - 11:07 am
An Upper Peninsula, Michigan woman was rescued after she was found stuck in the snow outside her home.
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fixing power lines
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 10:47 am
Crews are making progress, but still have a lot of work to do to restore power across metro Detroit, following a big ice storm over the weekend.
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traffic lights out power outage
(Photo: WWJ/Jon Hewett)
April 16, 2018 - 11:30 am
OAKLAND COUNTY (WWJ) - No fewer than 50 intersections across southern Oakland County have non-working traffic lights because of the power outage. Craig Bryson of the Oakland County Road Commission says they count on input from the public to help out. "In some cases they are just being reported to...
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(WWJ/Charlie Langton)
April 16, 2018 - 9:58 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - Utility crews are busy putting a quarter-million DTE Energy customers back on the grid following Sunday's storms. Wayne County was among the hardest hit areas with over a 1,000 downed power lines. The storm left over 370,000 without power at the height of the fallout. Now, a steady...
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(WWJ/ Tipster John)
April 16, 2018 - 6:54 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - About a quarter million homes and businesses in metro Detroit are still without power from the weekend ice storms. "We saw western Wayne County get hit pretty badly," says DTE energy's Stephanie Barris, "we also saw some impact in the thumb area - as our service territory goes up to...
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