This Day in Southeast Michigan Weather History ...
On December 12, 2010, low pressure tracked near the Michigan/Ohio border and then northeast into Ontario. Precipitation started as rain before changing to
snow. Snowfall accumulations across southeast Michigan were generally in the 3 to 7 inch range before Arctic air rushed into the region. The quick freeze created a thick accumulation of ice on many of the area roads. In addition, gusty winds of 25 to 40 mph occurred during Sunday afternoon lead to scattered power outages. Some of the higher snowfall reports included Bad Axe with 15 inches, Yale 9 inches, White Lake 7.7 inches, Clifford 7 inches, Midland 7 inches, Riverview 6.4 inches, Howell 6.3 inches.
Also on December 12, 1949, the record high temperature for the day was set at 61 degrees in Detroit, Flint, and Saginaw simultaneously! This is 27 degrees above average.