Metro Detroit weather: Tracking spooky rain chances
It’s finally Friday! Happy weekend everyone! We are off to a solid start with some cloud cover coming and going keeping Metro Detroit temps slightly warmer as you hit the road or pound the pavement. Friday morning temperatures are in the middle 30s to near 40F closer to the Big D. We have no moisture leaking from these morning clouds making for a smooth morning commute with some beautiful colors in the skies as the sun rises through the high clouds. Daylight Saving Time ends next weekend or the first Sunday in November when we fall back one hour which means our sunrise will be back closer to 7am in about 10 days.
Metro Detroit Weather: Evening snow showers, then sub-freezing overnight
The rest of Monday (March 7) gradually becomes less messy. Snow showers and a rain-snow mix leave Detroit and Southeast Michigan slowly. It becomes colder overnight. Some sunshine returns Tuesday with higher temperatures. Calmer weather remains mid-week before more slippery weather arrives for the end of it.
Daylight Saving is here: what could you give up for an hour?
Daylight Saving Time is upon us, which means we all lost an hour over the weekend. First, Jason asked if anyone would be able to give up their phone for an hour a day. AdSince most folks have been watching more during quarantine, would anyone be able to give up watching TV or streaming? Finally, Jason asked if anyone would be able to lose an hour of sleep each night. While Cohen said she didn’t notice the missing hour, the other guests were completely opposite.
Enjoy a performance from this WDIV “Super Singer”
We kicked off the first Daylight Saving Time Monday with a former winner of a WDIV singing contest. Joan Stevenson has been on the Detroit music scene for 25 years. She has won numerous local contests, including our station’s “Give Me the Mic” competition in 2004 and “Super Singer” in 1994. Joan considers herself more of a Broadway-style singer who is looking forward to performing live again in the city soon. Watch Joan Stevenson sing “This Way Forever” from her home studio in the video above.
Metro Detroit weather: Daylight Saving Time (no ‘S’) is here, clear and chilly night
Mother Nature will throw a wintry mix our way early next week. We move our clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night for the start of Daylight Saving Time. Related: New Michigan bill seeks to observe permanent daylight saving time, end clock changesSaturday night will be clear and cold. The week ahead: Wintry mix Monday, TuesdayWinter reminds us we are still days away from spring early next week. A wintry mix continues through early Tuesday morning.
Nightside Report March 13, 2021: Michigan Sen. seeks to adopt permanent daylight saving time, Detroit chef honored for feeding the hungry amid pandemic
Michiganders are preparing to “spring forward” one hour this weekend with yet another daylight saving time day upon us -- but new legislation could end that practice in the state once and for all. In recent years, some states have moved to end the usage of daylight saving time -- and now Michigan can be added to that list. AdWATCH Local 4 News at 11Metro Detroit weather: Fair skies ahead of Daylight Saving TimeSaturday evening will be clear and chilly. We move our clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night for the start of Daylight Saving Time. Overnight lows will be in the upper 20s and low 30s.
Metro Detroit weather: Fair skies ahead of Daylight Saving Time
Mother Nature will throw a wintry mix our way early next week. We move our clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night for the start of Daylight Saving Time. Related: New Michigan bill seeks to observe permanent daylight saving time, end clock changesSaturday night will be clear and cold. Afternoon temperatures will be in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. The week ahead: Wintry mix Monday, TuesdayWinter reminds us we are still days away from spring early next week.
New Michigan bill seeks to observe permanent daylight saving time, end clock changes
AdRelated: No need to lose sleep over shift to daylight saving timeIn recent years, some states have moved to end the usage of daylight saving time -- and now Michigan can be added to that list. However, states do not have the authority to adopt a permanent daylight saving time, like Sen. Irwin is pushing for. 5 questions as the nation prepares to spring forwardThe U.S. isn’t the only country that uses daylight saving time. Countries in North America and Europe are the primary practicers of daylight saving time, but parts of Australia and South America have also adopted the concept. You can see a map of countries that use daylight saving time here.
Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Saturday with sunshine before daylight saving time begins
Today will include sunshine after some morning clouds, and we go from cold to chilly or cool. The game is in Indianapolis, Indiana, where it will be partly sunny with afternoon temperatures in the middle 50s. We move our clocks forward one hour before going to bed, tonight, for the start of Daylight Saving Time. Afternoon temperatures will be in the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. Morning temperatures will be in the 20s.
Ready to spring forward? Daylight Saving Time approaches
We’re just a few days away from pushing our clocks ahead for Daylight Saving TimeStudies show that Daylight Saving Time tends to boost people’s moods. Dr. Donna Rockwell is a clinical psychologist. If we have more hours of daylight during the day, there’s more time with that we can be involved in activities like going for walks with a family going for a drive. So it really does help us to feel better,” Rockwell said. READ: More reports with Dr. Donna Rockwell
Metro Detroit weather: Not as cold Sunday night, Milder Monday
DETROIT – Welcome to the first Sunday night of March and meteorological spring, Motown. Lows will be in the middle and upper 20s just after midnight before steadily rising closer to freezing by dawn. Monday will be milder, and warmer weather remains through mid-week. Remember to spring forward by moving your clocks ahead one hour from Saturday night into Sunday. Remember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Metro Detroit weather: Bright and chilly Sunday afternoon
DETROIT – Welcome to the first Sunday afternoon of March and meteorological spring, Motown. It will be chilly with loads of sunshine this afternoon. Watch: Sunday afternoon weather forecastRemember, stay off the ice. Afternoon temperatures reach the middle and upper 50s. AdRemember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Metro Detroit weather: Frigid Sunday followed by milder days ahead
Just like yesterday and the day before that and the day before that, we will have plenty of sunshine. Although astronomical spring does not officially begin for thirteen days, it will feel like it the rest of this week. There will be enough of an influx of warm air and enough sunshine to boost temperatures into the low 60s each day. During the day temperatures will reach the upper 50s. Remember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Metro Detroit weather: Frigid Saturday night, chilly Sunday
Still seasonably chilly with highs in the low 40s. Highs will be near 60 degrees each day with early-morning lows in the 40s or near 50 degrees. During the day temperatures will reach the upper 50s. Saturday and Sunday will be chillier with highs in the 40s to near 50°F each day. Remember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Metro Detroit weather: Mainly clear, chilly Saturday evening
Temperatures dip this evening, then nose dive overnight. Highs will be in the low 40s in the Motor City area and Southern Lower Michigan. Still seasonably chilly with highs in the low 40s. Highs will be near 60 degrees each day with early-morning lows in the 40s or near 50 degrees. Remember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Are the darker days of fall giving you the blues?
The combination of Daylight Saving Time ending and the dark seasons of fall and winter beginning mean fewer hours of sunlight than the summer months. Even though this happens every year, it can still be a difficult adjustment for a lot of us. Those with S.A.D experience an 11% increase in fatigue, sleepiness, and worry about the months ahead. Also, with the number of COVID cases increasing there can be even more worry about the future. You can reduce these feelings by exercising, being out in the sunlight and talking to your healthcare provider about your Vitamin D levels.
Metro Detroit weather: Cool, dry Halloween shifts into wintry Sunday
Abundant sunshine today allowed temperatures to approach 50 degrees (10 degrees Celsius), and it’ll be a great evening for the trick or treaters with clear skies and temperatures falling into the mid 40s (8 degrees Celsius). Snow showers end quickly Sunday night, with lows in the upper 20s (-2 degrees Celsius). Partly cloudy and windy on Monday, and it’ll be one more chilly day with highs only in the mid 40s (8 degrees Celsius). Highs Tuesday will be in the mid 50s (12 degrees Celsius), and then in the low 60s (16 to 17 degrees Celsius) after that! In fact, by next Monday, we could possibly hit the mid 60s (18 degrees Celsius)!
Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy to clear, chilly to cold Friday night
Temps steadily fall from the upper 30s to the middle 30s. Skies clear and temperatures sink, Friday night. Temperatures will be in the 40s and 30s during the day with chilly rain showers returning. Highs in the upper 40s. · Track the live Michigan Weather Radar here· Track severe weather alerts here· Submit storm photos here· Find more weather forecast articles at Weather Center
Metro Detroit weather: Freaky, then flakey forecast
DETROIT – We are starting our Finally Friday with lots of clouds and some lake effect rain showers near Lake Huron. Highs will struggle mightily today, as temps hold nearly steady in the low to mid 40s (5 to 7 degrees Celsius). Temperatures will fall into the mid 40s (7 degrees Celsius) during the early evening, so a couple of layers under the costume works well. We start the day with rain showers and temps in the mid 40s (7 to 8 degrees Celsius). Highs will warm into the mid 50s (12 degrees Celsius) on Tuesday, and then potentially be at or a little above 60 degrees (16 degrees Celsius) through the weekend!
How falling back an hour for Daylight Saving Time can impact your health
DETROIT – People will be turning their clocks back an hour Sunday morning, and that one-hour change could have a big impact. People will push the clock back an hour and get an extra hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time plan was first adopted in the United States in March 1918 -- a year after the country entered World War I. However, the policy went back into effect during World War II for the same reason -- to save energy. Daylight Saving Time is also a good time to check the batteries on your smoke detectors.
Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy, chilly Sunday night but not too chilly
Skies will be cloudy tonight, and this quilt will keep temperatures away from freezing. Monday will be chilly and wet. Rain showers are likely with cloudy skies and highs in the middle 40s. Tuesday becomes drier with mostly to partly cloudy skies. Remember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app -- it’s easily one of the best in the nation.
Metro Detroit weather: Still slippery, chilly Saturday evening
Becoming colder overnight. We get a break from rain and snow, but more return next week. Related: Metro Detroit weather forecast: Scattered snow and rain SaturdaySaturday evening will have scattered light to moderate rain and snow showers. Remember to fall back one hour by turning your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. It will be colder with scattered flurries overnight and temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s.
Metro Detroit weather: Showers temporarily move on Saturday Night, Fall Back
We gain an extra hour of sleep then get a break from rain and snow Sunday. Related: Metro Detroit weather forecast: Scattered snow and rain SaturdayDaylight Saving Time comes to an end tonight. Remember to fall back one hour by turning your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. It will be colder with scattered flurries overnight and temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s. Scattered sprinkles and light showers are possible Monday night and Tuesday.
Metro Detroit weather: What to expect this weekend
A few rain drops and snowflakes are possible during the first weekend of November as we Fall Back.Friday morning will be mostly cloudy and breezy. After a wind advisory expires, temperatures start around the freezing mark give or take a degree or two. Those degrees matter, too, because areas with temps at or below 32 degrees will be more slippery thank those above 32 degrees after Halloween showers. Local 4Casters weather appRemember to download the FREE Local4Casters weather app. Weather radarKeep an eye out for severe weather alerts and the radar here:
How Daylight Saving Time can impact your health
DETROIT Daylight Saving Time comes to an end Sunday. While experts agree Falling back is generally easier on our bodies than Springing forward, any time shift can cause health problems problems. A big issue with the end of Daylight Saving Time is losing an hour of afternoon daylight. To counter the loss of natural light, experts recommend seeking out more sunlight earlier in the day or using a Light box to bring some of the benefits indoors. While most of enjoy that extra hour of sleep, experts said the best way to adjust to the time change is by staying up an extra 30 minutes later Friday and Saturday night.
4 things to watch for -- Monday, November 4th
The actual name is Daylight Saving Time (DST) and it was enacted in 1918 during WWI to conserve energy by extending daylight longer. When you think about it, you ARE saving daylight, NOT savings daylight. Who really cares if you say Daylight Savings Time? But those who oppose DST say that school kids are forced to get to bus stops and school in the dark making it much more dangerous. Friday Question: Who is credited with the conception of Daylight Saving Time?