Two Oceana County boys injure themselves in a snowmobile-sled accident.
US-31 North and South is closed in Manistee due to a water main break. According to a news release from the Director of Public Works in Manistee, the water break happened this morning adjacent to the Arthur Street boat launch, Stefano's restaurant and Grand Rental Station. Water is shut off in the area for repairs. It is unknown how long it will take to fix the water line. If you are traveling in Manistee today, be prepared for detours that have been placed along the route and additional stop signs have been placed to keep the flow of traffic running smoothly.
A winter storm and wind chill warning remain in effect until this evening. Wind chills as low as 30 below and wind gusts up to 35mph are expected this morning. It will be unsafe to be outdoors today for prolonged periods of time due to extreme cold conditions, so try to stay indoors unless absolutely necessary. Roads will be snow-covered and slippery and visibility will be near zero at times. Avoid frostbite and make sure that all exposed skin is covered and remember to take it slow when driving in bad road conditions.