Blustery, snowy Friday

Becoming windy, cold and snowy Friday

Published On: Dec 21 2012 04:06:54 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 21 2012 11:24:10 AM EST
DETROIT -

 A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan from 9 a.m. until Midnight.

Temperatures will be at or near freezing all day.  Snow showers will race across Detroit and Southeast Michigan.  Accumulations will be between a trace and 1 inch in the heart of the Detroit Metropolitan Area.  Higher amounts, closer to 2 inches, will be in the Pt. Huron Area and the Thumb.

Nasty winds will blow from the northwest at 15 to 30 mph and higher gusts 40 to 50 mph.  Wind damage and power outages are possible.  Any person coming across a downed wire should stay as far away as possible from it and call the power company or other proper authorities.  Wind chills will be in the teens.

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Travelers will encounter 6 to 12 inches or more of snow in the northern Lower Peninsula.

Friday night temps will fall into the 20s with wind chills in the single digits.

The weekend will be sunnier, but families will still need to bundle up.  Saturday's and Sunday's highs will be in the low 30s, and nighttime lows will be in the 20s.

Christmas Eve and Christmas will be just about at cold with a slight chance of light snow or flurries on Monday, Christmas Eve.

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