The daily 5 has the weather forecast, gas prices, and some suggestions on how to spend your day.
1. The weather
The National Weather Service predicts snow showers likely on Wednesday, mainly after 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 18. Wind chill values could be as low as -9 degrees. Wednesday night scattered snow showers are likely, mainly before 1 a.m.
2. Hot Science for a Cold Day at Dexter Library
Children in grades 4-8 are invited to the Dexter District Library today at 3 p.m. for fun science experiments about snow and temperatures. The event is free and open to the public.
3. Bicycle Clinic at Aberdeen Bike & Outdoors
Aberdeen Bike & Outdoors in Chelsea will host a free "On the road service clinic" today at 6:30 p.m. at the store. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Gas prices
MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Tuesday night:
- $3.44 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
- $3.45 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
- $3.45 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
- $3.45 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
- $3.45 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
- $3.45 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.
5. This day in history
Jan. 23, 1957: On this day in 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company rolled out the first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs--now known to millions of fans all over the world as Frisbees. For more historic dates, visit www.history.com.