Slam Dunk for Old Man Winter

December 23, 2013

Icy Michigan Morning

Icy Michigan Morning, photo by daveumich

Much like Uncle Drew, Old Man Winter brought his A-game over the weekend, creating havoc across much of the state. The Freep reports that this weekend’s ice storm knocked out power for over 300,000 people. An interesting fact I learned from the article is that a quarter of an inch of ice is the equivalent of 500 pounds of weight on a span of power line. WLNS adds that thousands of people might be out of power through Christmas – here’s hoping that’s wrong!

View David’s photo from Lansing background big and see more shots of the storm in his slideshow.

There’s more ice on Michigan in Pictures, and mLive has a nice gallery of photos from around the state too!

One Response to “Slam Dunk for Old Man Winter”


  1. […] of the ice storm and learn a few facts about what ice does to trees and power lines, visit this “Michigan in Pictures” post for today. Just remember, it’s not “old man winter” in charge; it’s […]


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