Metro Detroit weather: Snow on track to move in Thursday evening

3-4 inches of snow expected across area

Tire tracks in the snow. (Pexels)

DETROIT – Here is the Metro Detroit weather forecast update for Feb. 24, 2022, afternoon and evening.

Snow Thursday evening/Friday morning

  • Snow is on track to move in Thursday evening, just after sunset. It continues overnight where it’s heaviest and should be done Friday before noon.
  • The Friday morning drive will see the biggest impact from this.
  • A solid 3-4 inches is expected areawide, with some spots seeing a touch more and some a touch less.

Quieter weather going forward

  • Long-range models are a bit back and forth on any precipitation chances after Friday.
  • Some runs squeeze out a few snow showers Sunday, some try Tuesday. But regardless, the impacts from anything that does happen will be minimal to none.

Staying cool

  • While there are some minor warm-ups in the next seven days, we don’t see numbers move a lot. There will be highs in the 30s and lows near 20 for the most part going forward.

Earliest ‘last measurable snow’

  • Sick of the snow? Relief is on the horizon. Looking back at our records, the earliest “last measurable snow of the season” anniversary is Friday (Feb. 25).
  • Back on Feb. 25, 1878, we picked up 0.2 inches, making it the last measurable snow of the season that year.

Normal high back to 40 degrees

  • Tuesday of next week (March 1), the normal high is back to 40 degrees.

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