Metro Detroit weather: Milder afternoon with some rain

Highs near 50 degrees or more

Rain is in Sunday's forecast. (WDIV)

DETROIT – There will be no additional snow today, but there is a chance of rain. I guarantee it. This means February 2021 will be the 11th snowiest Detroit February on record (climate reports date back to the late 19th century).

Temps rise very far above freezing later today despite cloudier skies and the chance of rain. Today will not be a wash-out though. Drier but colder weather returns tomorrow and Tuesday. Milder weather comes back Wednesday through Friday.

Temps rise quickly above freezing just before precipitation falls. Skies become overcast although scattered light rain is possible through lunchtime.

Watch Sunday afternoon’s weather update

Keep in mind, ice on ponds and lakes and rivers and streams continue to get thinner. It is best to stay on land. Please do not venture out on any ice. Also, remember to be vigilant and keep children and pets away from any ice covered water.

Much more melting occurs Sunday afternoon. Highs will be in the low 50s despite cloudy skies and the remaining possibility of scattered rain showers. It becomes drier closer to sunset.

Sunset is at 6:21 p.m.


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