Enjoy it while it lasts: metro Detroit's first snow may be on the horizon


DETROIT – Get out and enjoy this while it lasts, because the second half of the week will be very different from the first half!

Expect an increase in cloud cover tonight, although some of the incoming clouds will be the high, thin variety. Lows in the low 40s (5° Celsius for our Canadian neighbors). Very light southeast wind.

Tuesday should start with at least partial sunshine, then clouds will increase and I think we'll be mostly cloudy for the afternoon. A few light showers are possible by late afternoon or evening. Highs near 60° (15° Celsius). Southeast wind at 8 to 12 mph. Tuesday's sunrise is at 7:26 a.m., and Tuesday's sunset is at 5:10 p.m.

Showers are likely Tuesday night, with lows in the upper 40s (9° Celsius).

Wednesday will be windy and warmer. The day should start dry before a cold front approaches during the afternoon, and brings a band of showers with it. Highs in the mid 60s (17° Celsius).

Showers are still likely Wednesday night, with lows in the mid 40s (7° Celsius).

Partly cloudy and still windy on Thursday -- but you'll notice that it'll be a colder wind, with highs only near 50 (10° Celsius).

Partly cloudy Thursday night, with lows in the low to mid 30s.

Partly cloudy on Friday, with highs in the low to mid 40s (6° Celsius).

Weekend weather may include snow:

Saturday is the day we need to keep an eye on, as our next weather system (albeit a weak one) will be the first of the season to potentially cross our area with temperatures cold enough to give us some noticeable snow (as opposed to the scattered wet snowflakes we got recently).

IF we get any accumulating snow, it'll possibly be an inch, and possibly even a little more. Highs only in the upper 30s (4° Celsius), but the wind will make it feel like 20s (-4° Celsius) all day.

Sunday should be partly cloudy, with highs near 40° (5° Celsius).

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