Better yet... it's a COLD DAY. Oh boy! It's going to be a COLDDDDDD couple of days. In Metro Detroit, it's showing the high is -4 degrees. The real feel temperatures are nearing -40 degrees. They are calling this the most brutal stretch of cold weather in this generation. Wind chill warning is currently in effect through Thursday. Michigan State University cancelled their classes for the seventh time in school history. University of Michigan will cancel classes for just the third time in the past 40 years.
Not only are pretty much all schools closed, but even State offices. The state of Michigan has announced that all state offices will be closed on Wednesday, Jan 30 under the State of Emergency issues by Governor Whitmer. The announcement was made in this press release statement:
Due to the ongoing emergency weather conditions impacting the state of Michigan, all state government offices will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. All state employees with shifts that begin on or after 10:00 p.m., on Jan. 29, 2019, and are deemed nonessential should not report to work on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Certain offices will remain open for critical functions only. State employees with questions about whether their work functions are deemed essential should contact their supervisor. “All Michiganders are encouraged to stay inside as the temperature continues to drop,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “If you must leave, make sure you layer up, wear the warmest clothes you have, cover your mouth, and try to limit your time out of your home. For your safety and the safety of our first responders, do not take unnecessary risks.” The State Emergency Operations Center will remain open to monitor weather conditions. Employees and residents should checkwww.michigan.govfor updates.
Full Detroit list of school closings ---> HERE
Full Grand Rapids list of school closings ---> HERE
Full Toledo list of school closings ---> HERE