Metro Detroit weather: Big temperature drop around corner

Fog arrives Tuesday afternoon

DETROIT – A big temperature drop is just around the corner, but with strong winds, it will feel nearly 40 degrees colder by Wednesday.

Fog has been an issue Tuesday afternoon, especially north of 8 Mile Road. Visibility will slowly improve Tuesday night. We've got another round of showers moving through on Tuesday evening, and even a few inconsequential snow showers, with no accumulation, after the rain moves out. Lows will drop into the low 20s in most locations.

Wednesday will bring winds at 20-30 mph. Temperatures won't be moving much off our start in the low 20s, but wind chills will make it feel like 5-10 degrees. There will be a few scattered lake-effect snow showers, mainly in the afternoon.

Thursday will be even colder, with morning lows in the mid-teens. Highs will barely get to 20 degrees in the afternoon. Wind chills will be just above zero for much of the day. There may be a few lake-effect flakes around, too.

Friday, we’ll get some more sunshine, but not any warmer temperatures. Many locations will start with temperatures in the single digits and finish near 20 degrees. But again, it will feel like single digits.

We’ll stay below average for the weekend and look to next week for our next warmup.

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