Metro Detroit weather: Freezing Saturday evening gives way to snowfall Sunday

Saturday evening will be cloudy and cold

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITWelcome to Saturday evening, Motown.

The first full weekend of the new year is here. Snow re-appears late Saturday night and Sunday. Then, chilly but unremarkable weather is back for much of next week -- which is what we love in Detroit this time of year.

Saturday evening will be cloudy and colder. Temperatures return to the freezing mark, and people must watch out for re-freezing on roads and sidewalks.

A separate area of low pressure will arrive from the south. As it expands, light snow will spread across the region, from Lenawee and Monroe counties northward over Detroit and through the thumb by dawn. Conditions will be slick, again, outside the Detroit Pistons 3 p.m. basketball game against the Boston Celtics at Little Caesar’s Arena, or outside the 7:30 p.m. Michigan men’s basketball game against Northwestern in Ann Arbor.

Sunday will be cloudy with light snow, especially in the morning and midday. One to two inches of snow accumulation is possible Sunday. Highs will be in the middle 30s.

Some sunshine returns Monday and Tuesday with seasonable conditions. Daytime temperatures will be in the middle 30s, and both days will be good for sledding -- if there’s enough snow on the hills. If not, maybe ice skating is the way to go, whether it’s at Campus Martius or anywhere else. Just remember your mask as well as your winter coat, hat and gloves.

Snow showers are possible Monday night into early Tuesday morning.

Wednesday and Thursday will be cloudier and chilly. Afternoon temperatures will be in the middle 30s.

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