Wednesday, February 27, 2013
It's a winter land of wonder around Rochester — as long as you don't have to try driving in it.
As Rochester experienced its third snow day of the year Wednesday, the opportunities to take in the beauty of the season were endless. Whether you hiked in the woods, walked around downtown or built a snowman, we want to showcase your photos from the day on Patch. Click "upload" and share them here.
The snow is expected to continue today.
Update, 1 p.m.: The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office responded to 91 traffic-related incidents from 3 p.m. through 9 a.m. today, they announced. Included in the incidents were six personal injury accidents, all with minor injuries, 76 property damage accidents, eight road run-offs and one hit and run accident. Update, 9:25 a.m.: Crews from the Road Commission for Oakland County have been out "all night and will continue to do cleanup all day today," according to a post on the commission's Facebook page on Wednesday morning. Across Rochester and Rochester Hills, residents are slowly reporting sightings of snow plows around town. Cancellations to report: The Community Bookmobile for the Rochester Hills Public Library will not going to the ACE…
Friday, February 8, 2013
We're creating a gallery of photos appropriate for the season here on Patch.
How did you spend your snow day? Whether sledding, skating, shoveling or taking a scenic walk, we want to showcase your favorite photos from Friday's winter storm. Upload them to this photo gallery here; write a caption that tells us where the photo was taken and what was going on. Happy snow day!
Monday, January 28, 2013
A wintry mix that began Sunday night forced the district's first weather-related closing this year.
A Sunday night snowfall followed by early Monday morning rain resulted in the first "snow day" of the 2012-13 school year in Rochester. The district announced the school closing, due to "hazardous conditions," around 5 a.m. More than 75 school districts in southeast Michigan were closed Monday, according to various news reports. Avondale Schools were also closed. The wintry mix began in Rochester at about 7 p.m. Sunday. About 3 inches of snow fell before midnight; the snowfall was followed by freezing rain. But today's "snow" day may not be just that: temperatures were expected to reach near 50 degrees Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. On Tuesday, the high temperature will be near 60 degrees, forecasters say. …