Metro Detroit weather forecast: Chilly, slippery Saturday with some snow

High in the mid 30s

By Andrew Humphrey, CBM - Meteorologist And Station Scientist

DETROIT - Welcome to St. Patrick's Day weekend in Motown. It will be chillier than average with a few snowflakes on Saturday and some sunshine Sunday.

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Saturday evening will be colder with flurries. Temps will be in the low 30s.

Flurries end and skies become partly cloudy, Saturday night. Make sure your heaters are still working. Overnight lows will be in the low and middle 20s.

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Sunday! It will be partly sunny and chilly. Highs near 40 degrees. Families' favorite Pistons coats, hats and scarves will be needed, again, outside Little Caesar's Arena before, during and after the 4 p.m. ET basketball game against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Monday and Tuesday will be mostly sunny and just as chilly. Morning lows will be in the 20s. Afternoon temps will be near 40 degrees.

Spring begins with the vernal equinox at 5:58 p.m. ET, Wednesday. Beforehand, there is a chance of rain and snow showers with daytime temps in the low and middle 40s.

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