Meteorology

One More Day of Extraordinary Measures

Thursday, January 31, 2019

With temperatures set to remain bitterly cold for one more day, extraordinary measures are being extended in East Lansing. ELi brings you info on warming shelters, trash pick-up, closures, and more.

Extraordinary Measures Taken in Face of Extraordinary Temps - UPDATED

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

MSU has cancelled classes for Wednesday, ELPS is closed, and the City's offices and 54B District Court will also be closed. DPW is changing trash/recycling pick-up schedules. The sidewalk-clearance rules are suspended. The library will open as a warming shelter.

Warming Centers Opening in Response to Frigid Temps

Monday, January 28, 2019

East Lansing is facing the coldest temperatures in years. The City is gearing up in response to the snow and cold, including by opening warming shelters. ELi's Noa Kuszai reports.

Water, Water Everywhere, and City Offers Help with Clean-Up

Friday, February 23, 2018

The City is offering help to residents dealing with flooded homes. On campus, the scene of the Red Cedar River's flood is dramatic. Today, we bring you more information from the City and photos from the ELi team.

Flood Warnings Issued as Rains Turn Heavy

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings, ELPD is warning motorists and pedestrians, and MSU is ready to mount flood barriers to protect low-lying buildings. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.

City’s Crews Deal with Water Main Breaks

Monday, January 8, 2018

Water flooding the road suddenly? That's a sign of a water main break. East Lansing's engineer-administrator Ron Lacasse explains what happened with one in Glencairn last night, and explains how to report a suspected break.

East Lansing Gears up for Halloween Festivities

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This year's Halloween activities in East Lansing start with Safe Halloween on Thursday the 26th, and end with trick or treating on Tuesday the 31st - but there's also lots to do in between. Eli's Rosalind Arch tells you what's happening.

Special Storm Debris Collection Starts Monday

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wednesday's windstorm led to power outages, closed schools, and downed limbs and trees. In response, East Lansing's Department of Public Works is offering special debris pick-up starting Monday.

Snow and Ice Reminders and Tips

Monday, December 12, 2016

Now seems like a good time to provide some reminders and tips from ELi about snow and ice management for East Lansing residents.

Ask ELi: Was There a Tornado?

Monday, July 11, 2016

To get the official answer for our readers, we called the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids.

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