Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
Read More...

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (KDTW)

Lat: 42.284° N Lon: 83.2865° W Elev: 636 ft.

Fair

12°F

-11°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 5°F (-15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill0°F (-18°C)
Last update 12 Feb 3:53 am EST
Detailed forecast for

Wayne County

Early This Morning
Partly cloudy. Near steady temperature around 12. Wind chills down to around 1 below. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Today
Breezy. A chance of light snow showers until 9 am...then light snow showers likely until 3 pm...then a chance of light snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Accumulations up to a half inch. Highs 23 to 27. West winds 15 to 25 mph...with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent. Wind chills down to around zero.
Tonight
Breezy. Partly cloudy. Lows 1 to 7. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph...decreasing to 5 to 15 mph. Wind chills down to around 9 below.
Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs 13 to 17. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 4 below to 2 above zero. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny until 1 pm...then partly cloudy. Highs 16 to 20. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph...becoming south.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers. Lows 11 to 15. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Washingtons Birthday
Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 32 to 36. Chance of snow 40 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 22 to 26. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Highs 33 to 37. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows 21 to 25. Chance of snow 30 percent.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy. Highs 28 to 32.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows 13 to 17.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. Highs 32 to 36.





Click Map For Forecast
328 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database