Metro Detroit weather: Sunday goes from chilly to mild with snow expected later this week

Highs near 60 degrees or more

Sunday, April 18, 2021 weather forecast

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

This morning will be chilly with a mild afternoon ahead. It will cool down overnight. Tomorrow will be mild again with some clouds and sunshine. Then hold onto your hats. Snow is in the forecast!

Sunday morning will be chilly and partly to mostly cloudy. Scattered sprinkles will be around at breakfast time. Temperatures start of the middle and upper 30s and low 40s.

Sunrise is at 6:47 a.m.

Sunday afternoon will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy and mild. Afternoon temperatures will be near 60 degrees or more.

Sunday evening be cool and partly cloudy. Temps will be in the 50s.

Sunset is at 8:18 p.m.

Sunday night will be partly cloudy and chilly. Overnight lows of the new 40°F.

Monday will be partly to mostly sunny again. It will be a bit warmer with temperatures near 65°F.

Here’s where things get interesting, and not in a good way if you don’t like wintry weather. Tuesday, clouds will increase from low pressure coming from the Central Plains. A front sets up and colder air arrives. Tuesday will be chilly and wet in the afternoon with temperatures between 40 and 45°F.

As it becomes colder Tuesday evening and Tuesday night, snow starts to fall. It will be snowy with hazardous road conditions as we’re sleeping and when we wake up on Wednesday.

Do not put away your snow-melt or remove gear because there is the possibility of accumulating snow before lunchtime, Wednesday.

Wednesday afternoon, temperatures rise 40°F. Snow will change the rain, and there will be some melting.

Thursday and Friday become brighter and milder. Both days will be both mostly sunny. Daytime temperatures will be over 50°F Thursday and over 60°F, Friday.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."