Southeast Michigan gets covered with nearly 10" of snow

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A winter storm dumped more than a half-foot of snow on several states in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. Here in Michigan, many cities saw close to 10" of snow. 

Areas out by Howell and Wixom saw nearly 9", while more northern cities like Flint and Port Huron saw around 8". You can see more a more detailed breakdown in the graphics below, or by watching the video update from the FOX 2 Weather Authority.

The storm forced hundreds of schools to close throughout southeast Michigan on Monday. Our Weather Authority team says if you're home from school today - this is great snow to play in! It's heavy and compactible.

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The major snowfall stopped around 3 a.m. Monday. We may see a few brief snow showers throughout the day, but it will be nothing with significant accumulation. A coldfront is heading in, though, midweek that will bring temperatures down to the teens and in the single-digits overnight.

The storm also hit several other areas of the Midwest and Great Lakes region. Chicago area received more than 6 inches as of Sunday night. Further to the east, parts of Vermont could see up to a foot of snow, while New Hampshire and Maine could get up to 9 inches. 

The Associated Press contributed to this report