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 a chance of snow showers today, with mostly cloudy skies and a high near 11 degrees. Tuesday night snow flurries are likely, with a low around 5 degrees.
2. Dexter High School basketball
The Dexter High School boys varsity basketball team will take on Brighton today at 7:30 p.m. at the high school. Come support your Dreadnaughts.
3. 8th Annual African American Dinner
Dexter resident Alex Young will host a special dinner at Zingerman's Roadhouse today at 7 p.m. Author Toni Tipton-Martin and Chef Alex have created a menu featuring many classic African-American foods. Tipton-Martin will share her knowledge and stories at the dinner, introducing guests to many great African-American cooks and their contribution to this rich history and cuisine. The cost is $45.
4. Gas prices
MichiganGasPrices.com reports the following gasoline prices in the Dexter area as of Monday night:
- $3.38 a gallon (regular) BP, 200 Baker Rd.
- $3.35 a gallon (regular), Sunoco, 2940 Baker Rd.
- $3.19 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 195 Baker Rd.
- $3.19 a gallon (regular), Pilot Service Station, 750 Baker Rd.
- $3.39 a gallon (regular), BP, 8135 Main St.
- $3.39 a gallon (regular), Mobil, 7177 Dexter-Ann Arbor Rd.
5. This day in history
Jan. 22, 1973: On this day, the U.S. Supreme Court decriminalized abortion by handing down its decision in the case of Roe v. Wade. For more historic dates, visit