Overnight snowfall sends drivers crashing on Ann Arbor-area roads
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Emergency crews were continuing to respond to multiple crashes on Ann Arbor-area roads and freeways after 11 a.m. today, following an overnight snowfall
There were crashes “all over” a dispatcher said at 11:20 a.m. Police and firefighters have been busy all morning dealing with crashes on freeways and secondary roads.
Most appeared to involve property damage only, but detailed information was not available.
The National Weather Service advised drivers to use caution as light snow continues in the area and untreated roads are expected to remain slippery. About an inch of snow fell overnight, said Debra Elliott, the observation program leader for the weather service's office in White Lake Township. She said any additional accumulations would be minimal.
Other parts of Michigan were dealing with much heavier snowfall. Up to 7 inches had been reported in some areas near Grand Rapids and parts of western Michigan are under a winter storm warning. A large section of the state is under a winter weather advisory.
The forecast for the rest of the day calls for scattered snow showers in the afternoon and highs from 24 to 28.
Tonight, there’s a 40 percent chance of scattered snow showers. The temperature will drop to a low around 16.
For updated forecasts and conditions anytime, check AnnArbor.com's weather page.