• Updated

EAST TAWAS – Locals and visitors to the Tawas area know that as the first weekend of February nears, they will have something to look forward to that helps break up the monotony of a long winter season.

  • Updated

EAST TAWAS – Shannone and Chad Bondie, Oscoda residents and East Tawas business owners, have spent the last year settling in as the new owners at Sterling Properties. Now they’re looking to expand, adding Farmers Insurance to their office along Newman Street in downtown East Tawas.

East Tawas, MI

Right Now
28°
Cloudy
  • Humidity: 61%
  • Feels Like: 15°
  • Heat Index: 28°
  • Wind: 17 mph
  • Wind Chill: 15°
  • UV Index: 1 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:50:56 AM
  • Sunset: 05:44:39 PM
  • Dew Point: 16°
  • Visibility: 7 mi

Today

Variably cloudy with snow showers. High around 30F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulations less than one inch. Higher wind gusts possible.

Tonight

Bitterly cold. Partly cloudy. Low -2F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tomorrow

Partly cloudy skies. High 12F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
3 PM
28°
59%
3 PM
28°

Wind: WNW @ 18 mph

Precip: 59% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 15°

Heat Index: 28°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

4 PM
25°
68%
4 PM
25°

Wind: NW @ 18 mph

Precip: 68% Chance

Humidity: 58%

Wind Chill: 12°

Heat Index: 25°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 1 mi

5 PM
22°
50%
5 PM
22°

Wind: NW @ 17 mph

Precip: 50% Chance

Humidity: 55%

Wind Chill:

Heat Index: 22°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 1.5 mi

6 PM
19°
1%
6 PM
19°

Wind: NW @ 16 mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 55%

Wind Chill:

Heat Index: 19°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
16°
1%
7 PM
16°

Wind: NW @ 16 mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 57%

Wind Chill:

Heat Index: 16°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
13°
2%
8 PM
13°

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: -2°

Heat Index: 13°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
11°
2%
9 PM
11°

Wind: NW @ 15 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: -5°

Heat Index: 11°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
10°
3%
10 PM
10°

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: -6°

Heat Index: 10°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
2%
11 PM

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 65%

Wind Chill: -8°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
2%
12 AM

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 63%

Wind Chill: -10°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

1 AM
3%
1 AM

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: -11°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
3%
2 AM

Wind: NW @ 14 mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 64%

Wind Chill: -11°

Heat Index:

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

Local & Social Scene




Follow the News-Herald


  • Updated

HALE – Trailing by seven points with just three minutes to go in their home North Star League boys’ basketball crossover game with Oscoda, things didn’t exactly look promising for Hale. The Eagles got some big threes late and closed the game on a 14-0 run to shock the Owls however, with a th…

  • Updated

WHITTEMORE – The highly touted Whittemore-Prescott girls’ wrestling team continued to show their dominance on Friday. The Lady Cardinals were at a tournament in Ovid Elsie, and won the 34-team…

  • Updated

MIO – For awhile in Thursday’s North Star League Big Dipper boys’ basketball game, Whittemore-Prescott was able to make it interesting at top-10 ranked Mio. They couldn’t keep up with the Thun…

  • Updated

WHITTEMORE – The Whittemore-Prescott girls basketball team faced an early double digit deficit in their North Star League Big Dipper game at Mio on Thursday. The Lady Cardinals came back to le…

Outdoors

OSCODA – The 26th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) will take place Feb. 17-20. Residents of Iosco and Alcona counties will have an opportunity to submit valuable data to researchers abo…

LANSING – Each winter, Michiganders get a chance to glimpse the large, magnificent snowy owl – and this species’ appearance across the state attracts a lot of attention. However, According to …

  • Updated

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post troopers are investigating a fatal traffic crash which occurred in Plainfield Township this past weekend. It took place on Vaughn Road, near Davison Road, at about noon on Saturday.

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – The city of Detroit will receive $24.8 million to redesign existing transportation infrastructure in high crash areas to reduce traffic fatalities.

A bill that was set to change the state’s tax on retirement income is headed to conference committee for final negotiations.  The Democratic-led Senate on Wednesday gutted House Bill 4001. There has been speculation that in addition to reforming the so-called pension tax and increasing the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for working families — […]

The post Bill rolling back Michigan’s retirement tax heads to conference committee  appeared first on Michigan Advance.

After years of attempting to pass bills that would honor Black history in Michigan, state Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) reintroduced legislation on Wednesday that would establish Juneteenth as a state-recognized holiday.  Santana introduced Senate Bill 50 on the first day of Black History Month after attempts to pass similar legislation in 2020 and 2021 under […]

The post Sen. Santana reintroduces bill establishing Juneteenth as state-recognized holiday appeared first on Michigan Advance.

TAWAS CITY – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but with many to-do lists, stress, cold weather and straying from good health habits in terms of eating, sleeping and drinking, the holiday season can pose increased risk for our hearts, according to a cardiologist with Ascension St. Jos…

It takes, on average, eight minutes for paramedics to respond to the scene of an emergency, according to Jim Callipare, a health and physical education teacher at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. So, in an attempt to create more first responders in Armstrong County, and potentially save lives or just buy time before paramedics arrive, students at the school took part in hands-only CPR training on Nov. 18.

LANSING – Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director Anita Fox has announced a new series of health insurance virtual town halls to help inform Michiganders about new health plan options, newly extended savings, and increased opportunities for free local enrollme…

Trending Food Videos

  • Updated

After a year off due to COVID-19 concerns last year, Perchville USA returned to the Tawases for its 71st annual rendition. This video is of the Perchville parade on a sunny Saturday morning, Feb. 5, 2022 taken in downtown East Tawas, Michigan. It was a balmy 10 degrees out when the parade re…