Schools are closed in Howell on Wednesday and with snow possibly continuing through the morning other events planned for the day could be cancelled.
If the weather cooperates and the streets are cleared in time the Women of Words Book Club could still meet as planned at the Howell Public Library. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. and the book for January is Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
The latest forecasts from Tuesday night called for the snow to wrap up around 7 a.m. after another three to seven inches fell during the evening hours. When the snow does pass the sun should come out on a blistering cold day. The high temperature is expected to only be 15 degrees with the wind chill dropping that down to around seven below. The low temperature is expected to be around three degrees on Wednesday night with a wind chill of around eight below.
It was on this date in 1973 that the Supreme Court handed down the decision in the landmark case of Roe vs. Wade which legalized abortion. The Boeng 747 had gone on its first regularly scheduled commercial flight from New York to London three years earlier.
Famous birthdays today include actress Diane Lane, singer Steve Perry and rapper DJ Jazzy Jeff.