Detroit Braces for Major Snowstorm

By Courtney Spamer, Meteorologist
February 4, 2014; 12:09 AM ET
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Citizens of Detroit are preparing for a storm that will drape snow from the southern Plains to the Northeast, disrupting travel.

The incoming storm swept into the area Tuesday night and will continue through Wednesday.

Snow accumulations have the potential to be significant, with totals ranging from 6 to 12 inches just southwest of the city. Roads will become snow-covered and very difficult for motorists to navigate.

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Flight delays and cancellations are likely regionally from the storm.

In the wake of the storm Thursday and Friday, highs will be in the teens with lows ranging from just below zero to the single digits.

Yet another storm could bring the next chance of snow by the end of the weekend.

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