Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Saturday with chance of snow

Saturday highs in upper 40s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Saturday afternoon, Motown!

This afternoon will be cloudy or and chilly. Highs will be in the upper 40s to about 50°F. Some of those clouds release a few snowflakes mainly north of Detroit. Places along the I-69 corridor and the Thumb are most likely to have any of these scattered flurries or light snow showers. Little to no accumulation is expected.

Saturday evening will be mostly cloudy and colder. Temperatures will fall to the low 40s and upper 30s before midnight. Any snowflakes in our north zone will be gone by midnight and afterward.

Today’s sunset is at 8:16 p.m.

Saturday night will become mostly clear and cold. Overnight lows will be in the 20s. Remember to bring pets and potted plants indoors and make sure the furnace is working.

Sunny, cold Easter Sunday

Happy Easter, Sunday! Will need to dress in layers before going to sunrise services and any outdoor activities such as Easter egg hunts. Temperatures will start in the 20s with emerging sunshine.

Sunday afternoon will be mostly sunny and chilly. Afternoon temperatures will be in the middle and upper 40s.

Warming up mid-week

Clouds will return on Monday with a chance of rain and snow showers. It will remain chilly with highs in the middle 40s.

Tuesday will be partly sunny and not as chilly. Daytime temperatures will reach the low 50s.

Wednesday and Thursday will be brighter and milder. Highs will be in the 50s on Wednesday, and then the 60s on Thursday.

Friday will be mostly sunny and warm. Afternoon temperatures will reach the middle and upper 60s.

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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."