5 p.m. Update: Storm continues assault on Northeast Michigan

Pictured above: High winds snapped a telephone pole near the corner of the House House on M-76 in St. Helen.  No one was injured.

Richfield Township Department of Public Safety personnel we’re monitoring the scene, waiting for the arrival of Consumers Energy.

Editor’s note: we are seeking your storm photos to include in a collage documenting the four day weather event.

We are looking for pics of  people shoveling or snowblowing snow, cleaning porch or downed trees  damage to vehicles, kids playing outside.

If you have one you would like to share please text it to 989-980-9781 or email theresa@upnorthvoice.com

Power lines outside of Gaylord are laden with ice.

 

Consumers Energy crews repair a busted power line at a Steckert Bridge Road in Crawford County April 14.

REGION – An April storm has swept across the Northern Lower Peninsula last night and today.

Snowfall and ice accusations range from 6-8 in Roscommon, 12 in Gaylord, and 16 in Hillman

Parts of Gaylord have been without power since Friday

The storm is expected to run in stages through Tuesday, with snow, sleet, ice and rain across the region.

AuSable River access is limited in places.

For up to date forecasts visit www.weather.gov.

Traffic is hazardous on I-75 and side roads as well

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