Metro Detroit weather: Rainfall possible nearly every day this week


DETROIT – Here is the Metro Detroit weather forecast update for April 4, 2022.

Rain rest of Monday

  • Widespread rain/snow is exiting Monday afternoon, but with an area of low pressure still set to move through in the evening, a few more scattered showers are looking likely, at times, through midnight.

Fog Monday night

  • While we dry out overnight, we’re looking to see some fog build in.
  • This fog could be dense in spots, so extra time on your Tuesday morning drive is a good idea.

More rain/wind later this week

  • This active weather week continues with more rain Wednesday, a few showers at times Thursday, and scattered rain Friday.
  • On top of the rain, it’s going to be breezy Wednesday through Friday of this week, with winds gusting over 35 mph.

Opening Day

  • The chance for rain hangs with us through Friday, and this will likely impact Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers.
  • Temperatures for the game will be in the 40s, but with gusty winds, it’ll feel more like the 30s.
  • On top of that, a few scattered showers are expected through the day Friday.

Greatest temperature rise anniversary

  • Monday is the anniversary of the greatest single-day temperature rise in Detroit history.
  • Back on April 4, 1977, the temperature climbed 51 degrees -- from 35° to 86°.

Anniversary of biggest snow storm in Detroit history

  • The anniversary of the biggest snow storm in Detroit’s history is Wednesday (April 6). On that day, 24.5 inches of snow fell.

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