Crashes reported in Ann Arbor area as snow falls; 1 to 2 inches expected
Update: As of 9:10 a.m., police were dealing with crashes on eastbound M-14 near Barton Drive in Ann Arbor, eastbound Interstate 94 and South Huron Street in Ypsilanti and northbound U.S. 23 and Stony Creek Road north of Milan.
Emergency crews dealt with several crashes on Interstate 94 and U.S. 23 Friday as snow fell in the Ann Arbor area.
At 7:15 a.m., two crashes were reported on westbound I-94 on the south side of Ann Arbor. One, at northbound U.S. 23, involved four vehicles, a dispatcher with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office said. The other crash was at westbound I-94 and State Street.
Another crash was reported on northbound U.S. 23 at Stony Creek Road about 7:50 a.m. A dispatcher said it appeared to involve a vehicle that had gone off the right side of the northbound lanes.
Other crashes occurred earlier in the morning in the same area, the dispatcher said.
Washtenaw County Road Commission trucks were out salting and sanding roads, the dispatcher said
The National Weather Service says snow accumulating to 1 to 2 inches is possible Friday. Most of that will come before 10 a.m. After that snow showers may mix with areas of freezing drizzle before noon. Later in the day, a mix of snow, freezing rain and drizzle is possible. Little or no ice accumulation is expected.
A high temperature of 34 is expected with winds gusting to 22 mph.
Friday night, areas of drizzle, snow showers, and freezing drizzle are possible before 1 a.m. After that, there’s a slight chance of snow showers. It will be cloudy with a low around 25.
Saturday will bring a chance of flurries, mostly cloudy skies and a high near 32. It will continue to be blustery with winds gusting to 21 mph.
Sunday will be mostly sunny with a high near 33.
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