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Metro Detroit winter weather advisory: School closures, freeway conditions and more

Snow continues to fall

DETROIT – The first snowstorm of the season blanketed Metro Detroit, causing schools to cancel evening events and cities to declare snow emergencies.

The snow is forecasted to stop by late Monday evening. Check out the current snowfall totals here.

Monday’s commute was messy all day, leading to numerous crashes on Metro Detroit roads.

Follow live traffic updates here.

Many cities have declared snow emergencies as crews work to clear the roads. See the snow emergencies list here.

Read Ben Bailey’s most recent forecast here and check the school closings page here.

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Sanilac and St. Clair counties until 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Heavy snow accumulations of 6 to 11 inches are expected. The NWS warns that conditions could impact the morning commute. There could be very intense snowfall, and if a band becomes stationary some areas could see a foot of snow.

There is also a winter weather advisory for Lapeer and Macomb counties until 4 a.m. Tuesday. Those areas could see bursts of heavier lake effect snow overnight.


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