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Weather: Wind chill and flood warnings are in effect – Port Huron Times Herald

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The temperature at 6:30 a.m. at the St. Clair County International Airport in Kimball Township was -4.

A Wind Chill Warning is in effect through this morning generally along and north of the M-59 corridor and a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect farther south through metro Detroit to the Ohio border.

Dangerously cold wind chills are expected. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 20 below zero to 30 below zero. *

The warning is in effect until noon today. The coldest wind chills will be from now through late morning.

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frost bite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.

At 8:57 p.m. Thursday, emergency management officials reported little change in flooding along the St Clair River to the south of St Clair in East China Township. At 8:55 p.m., the water level at the St Clair gauge was 579.45 feet which is up slightly from gauge readings Thursday afternoon.

Multiple roadways have been impacted by flooding near the St Clair River. Many homes and structures continue to be threatened by water near the reported flooding. The current flooding is due to an ice blockage on the St Clair River. Conditions will remain favorable for ice blockages into Sunday.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

  • According to a Facebook posting, the Marine City Department of Public Works is offering free sandbags to Marine City residents facing potential flooding of their property. Sandbags can be filled and picked up 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday at the DPW, 514 S. Parker. Contact the DPW with any questions at (810) 765-9711.

Today, a slight chance of snow showers before 9 a.m., then a slight chance of snow showers after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 4. Wind chill values as low as -27. Blustery, with a northwest wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around -5. Wind chill values as low as -22. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Saturday, sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -23. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Saturday night, partly cloudy, with a low around -4. Wind chill values as low as -15. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph after midnight.

Sunday, a chance of snow after 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 24. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Sunday night, snow likely, mainly after 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches.

Monday, a chance of snow before 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Monday night, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

Tuesday, mostly sunny, with a high near 29. Tuesday night, partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

Wednesday, partly sunny, with a high near 33. Wednesday night, a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

Thursday, a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

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