Expect snow for first weekend in April across metro Detroit

It’s not want you to hear for the first weekend in April, but we’ve got snow coming for both days.

Tonight, the first of several systems roll through southeast Michigan. Precipitation amounts will be very light… just a few light showers possibly mixed with a few snowflakes. Overnight lows will drop to the low-and-mid 30s.

Saturday, our second system barrels through, bringing more moisture. Expect afternoon rain south, and snow north, mainly north of M-59. After sunset, that precipitation should transition to all snow area-wide. Now to the accumulation potential: snow will stack up on some grassy areas and elevated surfaces like picnic tables and deck railings. We could see as much as an inch on those spots. But from Detroit south, a lot of the snow should melt away. Afternoon highs will reach the low 40s. Temperatures will then fall to the mid 20s by daybreak on Sunday.

Sunday, we’ll get hit with yet another burst of snow. Again, minor accumulations on grassy and elevated surfaces are possible, mainly north of M-59. Temperatures will still get to the low 40s in the afternoon.

Monday, after some early snowflakes, we’ll dry out and get some sunshine back. Highs will just touch 40 in the afternoon. That’s about as chilly as things get. Even though we don’t have a huge heatwave waiting next week, we will get some warmer temperatures. They’re all in the 10 Day Forecast. 

Have a great weekend!

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