DETROIT (AP) - Highways and other roads could become slick with ice as temperatures drop across parts of Michigan, according to the National Weather Service.
Moisture that’s still on roadways after Sunday’s snowfall may freeze - especially on some untreated side roads, meteorologist Dan Thompson said.
Overnight temperatures in southeastern Michigan were expected to dip into the lower teens with wind chills close to zero.
Temperatures in Marquette in the Upper Peninsula may struggle to reach 20 degrees in the coming days. Snow showers were expected.
Several inches of snow were expected over the next day or so in northern Michigan’s Gaylord, with smaller amounts falling to the south.
“It looks like this coming week is going to feel a bit like winter,” Thompson said.
The weather service warned of hazardous road conditions and issued winter weather advisories for a number of areas.
Four firefighters suffered scrapes and bruises Sunday afternoon when their rig tipped over on an icy road in southern Michigan’s Battle Creek. They were temporarily trapped inside the vehicle and later taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Freeways in Detroit were slick Sunday morning, causing most motorists to drive below posted speeds.
Two women were injured Saturday night in western Michigan’s Georgetown Township after their car lost control on a snowy roadway and rolled over, Ottawa County sheriff’s Sgt. Jay Douglas told The Holland Sentinel.
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