Metro Detroit weather: Thawing this afternoon, more snow tonight

Wednesday highs near 40 degrees

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITHappy Wednesday and Ujamaa, Kwanzaa’s fourth day.

Wednesday afternoon will be mostly cloudy and not as chilly. Highs will be near 40 degrees. With more thawing, some streets will be a bit wet.

Today’s sunset is at 5:09 p.m.

Wednesday evening will be cloudy and chilly. Temperatures will be in the upper 30s.

Temperatures will be near freezing Wednesday night and skies will become overcast. A new round of snow with a little rain will return for the night. It will cruise through quickly enough, with light precipitation and only minor accumulation. It will be drier on Thursday. Overnight lows will be in the low 30s.

Some sunshine to finish the week (and the year)

Thursday will be cloudy and slippery in the morning and chilly with clouds and a little sunshine by the end of the afternoon. Highs will be near 40 degrees.

Welcome to New Year’s Eve, Friday. It will be partly sunny and chilly with highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. By midnight, temperatures will be near freezing with more clouds overhead.

Wintry New Year weekend

Happy New Year, Saturday! Slippery weather returns with a wintry mix and afternoon temperatures in the low 40s.

It will be colder with scattered snow showers for the second day of 2022 on Sunday. Highs will be near 30 degrees.

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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."