Cold Saturday morning, chilly afternoon

Highs in the 30s

By Andrew Humphrey, CBM - Meteorologist And Station Scientist

DETROIT - This weekend in Detroit will be dry, but it will steadily get chillier and colder. Saturday morning will have temperatures start in the 20s under mostly clear skies.

Saturday afternoon will be chilly with highs only in the middle or upper 30s if Motown area people are lucky. A brisk westerly wind will blow at 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday evening will have fair skies with temperatures falling back into the 20s.

Winds will calm down Saturday night. However, temperatures will plummet into the middle teens in the city and low teens in the suburbs.

Sunday will be even colder for St. Patrick's Day festivities. Morning runs and parades will have temperatures in the teens for spectators and participants, with wind chills at or below zero. Families will need to bundle up in winter coats and hold on them all day long.

Sunday afternoon will be cold with daytime temperatures only reaching around 25 degrees. Wind chills will be in the teens.

St. Patrick's Day, Monday, will also be abnormally cold. Morning lows will be back in the teens in the single digits. Daytime temperatures will be in the upper 20s under partly sunny skies. The next chance of snow or rain will be on Tuesday or Wednesday. Spring begins on Thursday.

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