Detroit Evening Report: Ice storm warning issued for parts of SE Michigan starting Wednesday

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Detroiters are getting ready for the possibility of more ice on the roads this week.

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the city from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday. Detroit could see a mix of rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain, with up to 0.25″ of ice possible.

That would make travel on area roads treacherous and could lead to broken tree branches and downed power lines. Oakland, Macomb and Washtenaw counties have ice storm warnings until 4 a.m. Thursday, while areas farther north are under winter storm warnings.

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  • Jerome Vaughn
    Jerome Vaughn is News Director at 101.9 WDET. His interest in news reporting began when he was five years old, after his mom bought him a yellow Panasonic ball and chain radio.