Heavy rain and snow on the way this week

Bessie Dean
March 13, 2018

Partly cloudy conditions will continue overnight, and lows will be in the mid teens.

A cold front this evening will has brought increasing clouds with spotty light rain and snow showers possible, mainly over the higher terrain.

The big weather story is the warm-up tomorrow and Thursday with an increased fire danger with Wednesday being the higher fire danger threat due to lower relative humidity.

We'll have the luck of the Irish on our side this weekend.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies linger, with a cold overnight low temperature of 26 degrees. Look for partly to mostly sunny skies, with breezy conditions and temperatures only getting up into the cooler 40s again.

"Light snow from a Nor'easter moving up the coast last night left behind anywhere from a coating to 3" on grassy surfaces. Up to an inch and a half of rain will be possible in the valley during that time, and twice that will be possible in the mountains.

Man bashes auto with hammer after driver tries to leave crash
It's around this time that a man waiting in a white van at the light gets out of his vehicle carrying a sledge hammer. ABC affiliated Local 10 News reported the accounts of an eyewitness present at the scene. "That's insane .

Trump says he'll remove tariffs if NAFTA deal can be reworked
Congress has ultimate Constitutional power over trade, although they have delegated a good deal of it by statute over the years. Mr Trump repeated his belief that Nafta has been a "bad deal" that has taken jobs and companies out of the US.

Michy Batshuayi: 'Borussia Dortmund boss right to drop me'
Kevin-Prince Boateng almost scored with a clever backheel just after half-time, but was denied by Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki. Timo Werner was booed on his return to his home-town club but couldn't ram the jeers back down the throats of the home fans.

Temps in the mid 20s feel like the teens in many areas around Metro Detroit, so you'll need to bundle up if you're spending any time outside today.

Temperatures will warm up going into the weekend making it into the low 50's by Saturday.

Same story for Wednesday - scattered snow showers all through the day.

Thursday looks sunny and warmer, with highs getting into the mid-50s. Presuming you made the switch, you then enjoyed the first of many post-7 p.m. sunsets Sunday night.

Spring officially begins next Tuesday, March 20, at 12:15 p.m. with the arrival of the vernal equinox.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER