Episodes of snow and slippery travel are forecast prior to the departure of Arctic air this weekend around Detroit.
RealFeel® temperatures will plunge below zero at times into Friday morning, before a storm rolls out of the South Central states during the first part of this weekend.
A period of snow late Friday night into midday Saturday is likely to bring a general 3-6 inches of snow. Expect slippery travel during this time.
Temperatures will rebound to more seasonable levels Saturday afternoon.
Expanding rainfall will bring good news and bad news for people in the northeastern United States into early next week.
Following an outbreak of severe thunderstorms at midweek, more storms will ignite over the southern Plains and will include the potential for flash flooding into the weekend.
Those looking forward to traveling or spending the bank holiday weekend outdoors across the United Kingdom will face bouts of rain and increasingly gusty winds.
Rain will threaten to put a damper on Walpurgis Night and May Day festivities across parts of Germany this weekend.
Enough cold air will be in place for another round of heavy snow to fall across Colorado, including Denver, to end the week.
One of the largest severe weather outbreak so far this year occurred this week as powerful winds, large hail and heavy rains pummeled the Plains and parts of the Ohio Valley over the course of several days.
Washington, DC (1874)
30 degrees -- latest freezing temperature on record.
New York City, NY (1874)
1/2" of snow - latest measurable snow on record.
Taylor, TX (1905)
2" of rain in 10 minutes; 2.3" in 15 minutes.