I am a Florida native and am dying to go to MSU but I was just wondering... How harsh are the winters? I've been a little spoiled weather wise and want to know what I'm getting myself into!
We’re so glad you asked! Generally, it looks like this all winter:
Maybe we’re dreaming just a little.
Honestly, winter is cold and windy. Here in East Lansing we generally don’t get tons of snow like you see in Northern Michigan. We may get a heavy snowfall of 8-10” a few times each winter, but it generally melts down before another big snow comes. Typical winter weather looks something like this:
Invest in a good winter coat, hat, gloves, and boots and you’ll be fine (and maybe even have fun, too!) Snowball fights, snowmen, skiing, pond hockey, sledding, ice fishing… ;)