TAWAS CITY – District Health Department No. 2 and the Michigan National Guard will be working together to offer free COVID-19 testing in Tawas City.

FOSTER Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are investigating a collision in Ogemaw County, which occurred on Sept. 15, involving a truck and a pedestrian.

Oscoda, MI

Right Now
73°
Fair
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Feels Like: 73°
  • Heat Index: 73°
  • Wind: 13 mph
  • Wind Chill: 73°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:26:14 AM
  • Sunset: 07:22:38 PM
  • Dew Point: 60°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 62F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight

Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 62F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Cloudy. High 77F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Day
Temp
Sat
62°
73°
Sat
73°/62°
Cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 07:26:14 AM

Sunset: 07:22:38 PM

Humidity: 73%

Wind: SSW @ 14mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Saturday Night

Cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 62F. Winds SSW at 10 to 20 mph.

Sun
51°
77°
Sun
77°/51°
Cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 50s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 07:27:26 AM

Sunset: 07:20:45 PM

Humidity: 69%

Wind: SW @ 14mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Sunday Night

Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers later at night. Low 51F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Mon
44°
62°
Mon
62°/44°
A few morning showers. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 50%

Sunrise: 07:28:37 AM

Sunset: 07:18:53 PM

Humidity: 86%

Wind: WSW @ 8mph

UV Index: 2 Low

Monday Night

Partly cloudy skies. Low 44F. Winds light and variable.

Tue
45°
63°
Tue
63°/45°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the mid 40s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 07:29:49 AM

Sunset: 07:17:01 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: WSW @ 10mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy skies. Low near 45F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Wed
42°
60°
Wed
60°/42°
Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.

Chance of Rain: 40%

Sunrise: 07:31:02 AM

Sunset: 07:15:09 PM

Humidity: 76%

Wind: WSW @ 14mph

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Wednesday Night

A few clouds from time to time. Low 42F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

Thu
39°
58°
Thu
58°/39°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the upper 30s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 07:32:14 AM

Sunset: 07:13:17 PM

Humidity: 72%

Wind: W @ 12mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Thursday Night

Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds late. Low 39F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Fri
35°
52°
Fri
52°/35°
Considerable cloudiness. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the mid 30s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 07:33:26 AM

Sunset: 07:11:26 PM

Humidity: 69%

Wind: NNW @ 11mph

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Friday Night

Partly to mostly cloudy. Low around 35F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.

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OSCODA – Oscoda’s busy week of soccer concluded on Saturday, when it hosted its annual invitational. The Owls went 1-2 on the day, while Ortonville Brandon was the tournament winner at 3-0. 

OSCODA – The Oscoda cross country team competed in the first North Star League jamboree of the season on Wednesday. The Owls sent single runners for the two races, in the first of four confere…

FOSTER Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post are investigating a collision in Ogemaw County, which occurred on Sept. 15, involving a truck and a pedestrian.

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PLAINFIELD Twp. – Brandon Earl Lavere, 38, South Branch, became trapped in the car he was driving, following the single-vehicle crash in Plainfield Township.

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OSCODA – Larry E. Bryant, 71, Oscoda, was reported to be missing on Sunday, Sept. 20. As of Monday afternoon, he had yet to be located.

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OSCODA – The Oscoda Township Police Department (OTPD) was dispatched on Sept. 17, just before 5 p.m., to a collision involving a moped and a pickup truck.

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HARRISVILLE –  On Aug. 31 troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena Post took numerous complaints of larcenies from motor vehicles in Alpena Township. 

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EAST TAWAS – Beginning Friday, local volunteers will be calling on area residents and businesses to contribute to the annual Tawas-Whittemore-Hale United Fund campaign drive. 

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