Metro Detroit weather: Breaking down multiple chances for rain over next few days

The Michigan weather radar on March 17, 2022. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Here is the Metro Detroit weather forecast update for March 17, 2022, afternoon and evening.

Rain returns

  • While a spotty shower or two can’t be ruled out Thursday evening, the chances look pretty slim.
  • There’s a better chance for a few spotty showers Friday during the day, but that’s nothing compared to what comes Friday evening.
  • Widespread rain Friday evening, with scattered showers around Saturday.
  • A few drops/snowflakes may linger overnight Saturday into early Sunday morning, but little to no impact is expected from this.
  • Rainfall will add up to near 1 inch in the south zone, with a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch for most of us.

More rain middle of next week

  • After a break in the action Monday and Tuesday, rain returns Wednesday and lingers into parts of Thursday.
  • It’s also going to be pretty windy Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

Spring starts this weekend

  • The spring equinox is at 11:33 a.m. Sunday (March 20).

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