A tree sits damaged after severe weather in Kent County on Thursday. (Joel Bissell/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)
Michigan Storm Downs Trees and Power Lines; Several People Killed

ROMULUS—A strong storm powered by winds of up to 75 mph in Michigan downed trees, tore roofs off buildings and left hundreds of thousands of customers without power. The National Weather Service said Friday some of the damage may have been caused by two tornadoes. A woman and two young children were killed in a...

A fallen tree blocked a driveway and sidewalk in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich., after a severe storm, Wednesday, July 26, 2033. (AP Photo/Ed White)
Severe Thunderstorms Blast Southern Michigan, Cutting Power to More Than 140,000

Severe thunderstorms struck southern Michigan on Wednesday, uprooting trees, downing branches and power lines and cutting electricity to more than 140,000 customers, utilities and others reported.

Smoke fills the sky reducing visibility Wednesday, June 28, 2023, in Detroit. The Detroit area has some of the worst air quality in the United States as smoke from Canada's wildires spreads southward. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Should You Cancel Plans? Answers to Your Top Questions About Wildfire Smoke in Michigan

We have answers to your questions about symptoms, masking, weekend plans, and when to see a doctor.

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This West Michigan City Has Streets That Melt Snow on Their Own. Yes, Really.

It's the most expansive municipally owned snowmelt system in North America.

All-Season vs. Winter Tires: Here’s Why Michiganders May Need Extra Traction

It's obvious that when temperatures drop and winter weather arrives you'll need to put away your shorts and T-shirt and go for pants and a thick coat. But the decision to swap out your vehicle's all-season tires for winter tires isn't so clear-cut.

The Blizzard of 1978 in Kalamazoo (Courtesy/Kalamazoo Public Library)
Top 10: Biggest Snowfalls Recorded in Michigan History

Almost everyone who lives in areas prone to snow seems to have a legendary snowstorm story: the blizzard of '78, the Storm of the Century, any of the blizzards or bomb cyclones that have happened since then. And according to experts, historic snowstorms—the kind you measure all other snowy days against—are becoming more regular.

Forecast: Cold, Snowy Winter Could Hit Michiganders in Their Wallets

Forecasters are predicting extreme cold and wet weather for Michigan and the upper Midwest this winter, and experts warn that high energy bills could come with it.