US 131 Jackknifed Semi
This picture is further proof to take this Winter Storm Warning serious.
Kalamazoo County has a Winter Storm Warning in effect until 7PM this evening. According the National Weather Service:
* ADDITIONAL LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS 2 TO 4 INCHES TODAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE WHERE THE BANDS PERSIST. SNOWFALL RATES COULD TOP AN INCH PER HOUR IN THE STRONGER BANDS.
* NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING OVER 30 MPH WILL CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.
* NEAR WHITEOUT VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE.
* NORTH SOUTH ROADS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO DRIFTING.
* INTERSTATES 96... 196 AND 94 WILL BE IMPACTED ALONG WITH PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 131 AND ROUTE 31.
* THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.
Here's a picture my fiance' just sent me of a jackknifed semi on US 131 in the Northbound lane just in front of Stadium Drive.
Be careful out there.