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March Snow Storm Dumps 5-8 Inches On Mid-Michigan

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - A mid-March storm dumped 5 to 8 inches of snow across mid-Michigan, closing schools and causing a bunch of accidents on the roads.

Numerous slide-offs and accidents have been reported throughout the Lansing and Jackson areas, however, there have not been any reports of serious injuries.

Eaton County authorities asked people to stay in if possible.

The Michigan Department of Transportation reminds motorists to adjust speeds based on the conditions and to take it slow in ice and snow.

A majority of school districts in the region also called off classes for the day due to the snow and poor road conditions.

The snow ended early Wednesday afternoon. Initial snow totals are as follows:

  • Lansing - 7 inches
  • Jackson - 6.1 inches
  • Perry (Shiawassee County)- 8 inches
  • Bellevue (Eaton County) - 8 inches
  • Brighton (Livingston County) - 7 inches
  • Kalamazoo - 6 inches

Temperatures will falling from the 30's into the 20's. Temperatures are expected to stay below the 20's on Wednesday.

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