- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

IRONWOOD, Mich. (AP) - Temperatures dropped to as low as double-digits below zero in Michigan as the state faced a day of dangerously cold weather.

The National Weather Service says the coldest reading around 7 a.m. Tuesday in Michigan came in the Upper Peninsula community of Ironwood, where it was 18 below. Elsewhere in the U.P. it was 17 below in Menominee and 16 below in Iron Mountain.

With the wind, forecasters say it could feel like 35 below in the U.P. and 20 to 30 below zero in the Lower Peninsula.

The cold weather extended throughout the state, with readings of 14 below in Ann Arbor, 9 below at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, 8 below in Lansing and zero in Grand Rapids. The high reported Tuesday morning was 8 above in South Haven.


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