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  • Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Storm damage in Oakland and Macomb counties

    Monday, July 28 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-07-28 10:27:31 GMT
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
    Damage was reported across Metro Detroit Sunday after severe storms moved across our area. About 200,000 customers lost power in the hail, heavy rain, strong winds, localized flooding and thunder and lightning.
  • Person of interest sought in April Millsap murder

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    Vigil held for Armada murder victim April Millsap

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    A vigil took place Saturday night at St. Mary Mystical Rose Church in Armada for April Millsap, 14. The teen's body was found in a wooded area after she went out for a walk with her dog. Police are still searching for her killer.

The snow was still coming down hard Sunday night making a mess on the roads and creating hazardous conditions for drivers.

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Snow plows and salt trucks are working overtime across Metro Detroit and whether it's Macomb, Wayne, or Oakland County the game plan is the same. Walter Mersino with the Oakland County Road Commission says drivers have been working around the clock for the past week to make sure roads are safe. They have about 15,000 tons of salt on hand, Macomb County has about 35,000, Wayne County has more than 100,000.

The message to drivers is to take it slow if you have to venture out and to keep a safe distance between your car and other vehicles, including snow plows. With wind chills in the single digits there will also be ice on the roads.

Stay with Fox 2 and myfoxdetroit.com for updates. Fox 2 News morning starts early at 4am.

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