Wind, rain, colder temperatures moving in Wednesday across Metro Detroit

Wednesday highs in upper 50s, Thursday highs in upper 30s

DETROIT – That inflatable Santa in your front yard will become your neighbor’s Christmas decoration if it’s not put away over the next 48 hours. A Wind Advisory goes into effect at 4 a.m. and continues through Wednesday at 10 p.m. with gusts as highs 40-45mph.

Tuesday night

A few showers are moving in this evening and will continue through about 6 a.m. High winds begin at 4 a.m., and a Wind Advisory goes into effect for Southeast Lower Michigan.

A strong cold front moves through in the morning hours, taking with it our mild temps and leaving behind some much colder air. Temps will rise to about 53 by midnight, then quickly start falling. So our official high for Wednesday will likely be in the 50s, but most of the day, we will only be in the 30s.


Rain ends in the morning. Cloudy, windy will falling temps. A Wind Advisory remains in effect for all Southeast Lower Michigan from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Gusts could reach as high as 40-45mph. Temps will drop into the 30s during the day, with wind chills in the teens and twenties. A significant day of change for sure.


Breezy and cold with highs only in the mid to upper 30s, and wind chills remain in the 20s, partly to mostly cloudy skies and dry.

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About the Author:

Emmy-award winning Meteorologist Kim Adams rejoined the 4Warn Weather Team in August 2022. You can watch her on the 4, 5, 6, 10 & 11 p.m. newscasts. You can also find her on your cell phone, tablet, computer (by downloading the 4Warn Weather app), Click on Detroit, and Local 4+.

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