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Metro Detroit Forecast: Winter Storm Warning in effect for southeast Michigan

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Posted at 4:49 AM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-02 05:16:51-05

(WXYZ) — WINTER STORM WARNING HAS NOW BEEN ISSUED FOR METRO DETROIT FROM 4 A.M. WEDNESDAY THROUGH 7 A.M. THURSDAY IN LIVINGSTON, OAKLAND, AND MACOMB COUNTIES ADN NORTH, AND FROM AT 6 A.M. WEDNESDAY TO 10 P.M. THURSDAY AROUND DETROIT TO ANN ARBOR AND SOUTH.

The biggest storm in 7 years will move in overnight as rain changes to snow. Widespread amounts of 10"-14" will fall across metro Detroit with some spots in southern Lenawee and Monroe counties hitting 16". These totals are for all of Wednesday and Thursday combined. Around and north of M-59 most of the accumulation will be Wednesday and Wednesday night.

Tonight: Rain will change over to snow from NW to the SE by 8 AM. Slippery roads will be possible by daybreak Wednesday as temps drop below freezing. Wind: S 10-20 mph.

Wednesday: Snow all day with 6" to 10" possible by midnight. A high of 33° early; temps in the 20s in the afternoon. Wind: N 10-20 mph.

Wednesday night: Some breaks from snow overnight. Low of 19°.

Thursday: Snow returns in the morning. Another 2 to 5 inches of snow possible in Monroe and Lenawee counties, and possibly southern Washtenaw and Wayne. Snow will be much less impactful north of Detroit, but a few bands of lake effect could bring in bursts of snow showers off of Lake Huron. Blowing snow possible with gusts around 25 mph.

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