Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Monday night comes with a few raindrops, snowflakes

Overnight lows in the low 30s

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DETROIT – Welcome to Monday night, Motown.

Monday night not only feels like the start of December rather than November, some snow is possible too. The snowflakes will make more for good chatter than anything else.

Making sure furnaces are working when indoors and being properly layered up when outdoors will be more important. There’s a chance of sprinkles and flurries on election day. It remains colder than average all work-week. Temperatures are a little higher this weekend as we gain one hour of sleep.

Cloudy skies develop Monday night. Brace yourselves because a snowflake here and there is possible. There’s no need to worry. This is more conversational snow. If you see any, you can talk about seeing a couple of snowflakes flying.

It becomes colder after going to bed. Overnight lows will be in the low 30s. Remember to bring pets indoors and potted plants indoors.


It will be cold Tuesday morning as we head to the ballot box. A widely snow flurry is still possible, mainly in the morning. A chilly afternoon raindrop could fall. It will be chilly with highs only in the middle 40s.


Wednesday becomes mostly sunny, but it will be cold and frosty in the morning. Temperatures go from near freezing or below at the bus stop during the morning rush-hour to the middle 40s when individuals and families are picking up kids from school or are returning home from work.

Rest of week

Thursday and Friday will be mostly to partly sunny with a chill still hanging in the air. Highs will be in the middle and upper 40s.

Saturday will be partly sunny and not is chilly. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 50s.

We gain an extra hour of sleep by falling back one hour, Saturday night into Sunday. Sunday will have a chance in the shower with daytime temperatures in the low 50s.

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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."