Blog Archives

Southfield Emergency Management Skywarn Spotter Class March 25

March 17th 2019

Southfield Emergency Management Skywarn Spotter Class March 25 SOUTHFIELD, MI– The Southfield Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Division, in conjunction with the National Weather Service and the Oakland County Homeland Security Division, will offer a free Skywarn Spotter class on Monday, March 25 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road. The […]

Presentation: Rain Water Mgmt. on Private Property Nov. 30

November 14th 2017

Presentation: Rain Water Mgmt. on Private Property Nov. 30 Berkley, MI – On November 30, 2017, the City of Berkley is hosting an informational event to help residents and home owners  manage rain water on private property.  The event will be held at 6:30 PM at the Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy. Christine Scott, […]

Storm Videos, Pictures and Updates

July 5th 2012

The storms that rocked SE Michigan on July 4, 2012 hit Ferndale particularly hard, first with a massive downpour of hail, then with winds, lightening and rain. As traditionally happens in storms, power goes out and downed power lines are a safety issue.

Ferndale Denied Storm Cleanup Funds

October 7th 2011

The City of Ferndale was among four cities denied storm cleanup funds for the damaged caused by high winds and fallen trees over Labor Day Weekend. On September 8, 2011 Mayor Dave Coulter signed a declaration calling the cleanup efforts a state of emergency, which is one of the requirements for a Homeland Security natural disaster grant.

State of Emergency Declared in Ferndale, No New Worries Though

September 8th 2011

State of Emergency Declared in Ferndale, No New Worries Though (Crystal A. Proxmire, Ferndale115 News Wire, 9/8/2011) Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter signed the proclamation for a State of Emergency this afternoon in the wake of massive Labor Day storms that left thousands without power and many smashed up homes and vehicles.  Though the City is […]

Clean Up Continues as we Share Best of Storm Pics

September 7th 2011

Rain is hindering cleanup of what DPW Director Byron Photiades is calling the worst storm since 1979. Saturday night strong winds and thunderstorms ripped through the area, destroying trees and knocking out power to much of the city. According to the DTE Website, power is…

After Storm Delay, School is Starting Wednesday

September 6th 2011

The Ferndale Schools will begin the school year tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7. This means all our schools (including CASA) will be open, buses will be running and we look forward to seeing everyone!