Metro Detroit weather: Calm Saturday with sunshine after morning snow

Saturday highs in low 30s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Saturday afternoon!

February came in roaring like a lion, and it is going out like a lamb. Snow showers diminished and move on this afternoon.

Saturday afternoon will be mostly sunny and chilly. Temperatures will be just below average but above freezing, in the low 30s. The weather will be wonderful for people going ice skating, skiing or sledding.

Saturday evening will be chillier with fair skies. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s.

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

Today’s sunset is at 6:18 p.m.

Saturday night will be mostly clear and cold. Overnight lows will be in the upper teens and low 20s.

The only planet visible will be Uranus high in the Western sky between 8 p.m. and midnight. Bundle up before getting your telescope and going outdoors.

More seasonable Sunday

Sunday will be partly sunny and chilly with higher temperatures. It will be more seasonable with highs in the middle and upper 30s.

A weak trough of low pressure will pass Sunday night into Monday. Sunday night will be mostly cloudy with scattered flurries or light snow showers.

Warmer temps this week

Monday becomes partly sunny after early morning snow flakes. It will be colder again. Daytime temperatures will be near 30 degrees on Monday, February’s final day.

Tuesday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy with rebounding temperatures. There is a good chance of melting and thawing with highs in the low 40s. Be extremely careful when it comes to lake ice. The possibility of falling through the ice or being stranded on an ice flow increases as the week progresses.

Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s to near 40 degrees.

Thursday and Friday will be partly sunny and chilly. Highs will be in the middle 30s.

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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."