Winter Weather Advisory till 8am — Metro Detroit Weather


Low around 31. Breezy, with a south wind 11 to 21 miles per hour becoming west northwest after midnight.

"The strong winds will bring blowing snow and near-zero visibility at times with very hard to impossible travel conditions Wednesday night into the Thursday morning commute", the forecast said. Widespread blowing snow, mainly between 1am and 3am. Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Blustery, with a north wind around 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 31 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Little or no ice accumulation is expected. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Wind chill values as low as -1.

In Grand Island, temperatures dipped from Wednesday's high of 45 in the afternoon to 4 degrees by 9 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Hastings. South/southwest winds 10-15 miles per hour.

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Sunday: Mostly sunny with a high near 42. Winds out of the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour. Mornings, starting on Friday and continuing through Sunday, will drop into the middle to upper 20s with highs recovering into the 40s with mostly sunny to sunny skies.

Saturday: Sunny with a high near 30.

Sunny, with a high near 61.

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MONDAY: Mostly cloudy and cold with a 20 percent chance for a few afternoon showers.

Forecast headlines for Friday: rain ending, turning windy and much colder. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

The storm should begin in eastern South Dakota around 6 p.m. Wednesday evening (9 Sioux Falls area) and continue until late Thursday morning.

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The cold air will bring with it a wintry mix and possible snow on Friday for parts of north Alabama. Tuesday will feature cloudy skies and chilly conditions through the afternoon, with a high temperature of 44 degrees.