National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.

Current Conditions

Washtenaw County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight A chance of light showers until 6 am...then light showers likely. Cloudy. Lows 39 to 43. Light southwest winds. Chance of rain 70 percent.
  • Friday Breezy. Light showers until 2 pm...then light rain and snow showers. No accumulation. Highs 42 to 46 before noon... With temperatures steady or slowly falling the rest of the day. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph...increasing to 10 to 20 mph...with gusts to 30 mph by early afternoon...becoming north 15 to 25 mph...with gusts to 35 mph late. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Friday Night Breezy. Light snow showers likely until 10 pm. A chance of light showers until midnight. A chance of light snow showers after 10 pm until 2 am. Mostly cloudy. Accumulations up to a half inch. Lows 28 to 32. North winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts to 40 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Saturday Breezy. Mostly cloudy until 2 pm...then partly cloudy. Highs 40 to 44. North winds 10 to 20 mph.
  • Saturday Night Clear. Near record lows 21 to 25. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Highs 44 to 48.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 30 to 34.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Highs 51 to 55.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 41 to 45. Chance of rain 40 percent.
  • Tuesday Cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs 53 to 57. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows 40 to 44. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy. Highs 50 to 54.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 41.
  • Thursday Partly cloudy. Highs 48 to 52.