Agents and officers with Homeland Security say holiday shoppers watch out, revenue lost last year from knock-offs hit roughly $1.2 billion. About $27 million of that from the Detroit area.
A major Thanksgiving Day storm threatens to ruin holiday events across the Central states with flooding rain, snow, a glaze of ice and fog.
Compared to Thanksgiving Day in 2014, this Thanksgiving will be substantially warmer in the Northeast.
Wet weather will stretch from Texas to Michigan and could impact shoppers and slow travel during Black Friday.