Cold weather ruled for the Detroit area for the weekend, but a warming trend is expected this week.
Temperatures are expected to rise into the 30s early this week and will approach 40 by Wednesday.
Before the warm temperatures arrive however, folks in the area will have to deal with a little snow late Saturday.
A weak disturbance is expected to pass and will bring a period of light snow. Little to no accumulation is expected, however.
With warmer temperatures arriving for the new week, the threat for a little ice will increase as a disturbance passes through; although at this point the best chance appears to be well south of the city, a period of heavy snow may fall instead however.
Dry conditions will move in through the middle of the week with the warmth hanging on through the end of this week.
After a wet September, drier weather will finally arrive in Florida for the new month.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
A powerful cold front will send severe thunderstorms towering in the air from Chicago to Dallas on Thursday.
Two extreme skiers have been found dead in the wake of an avalanche in southern Chile.
Residents of Japan are facing another tropical threat from strengthening Typhoon Phanfone.
Unusually high water temperatures throughout the North Pacific Ocean have brought sightings of uncommon species to the area as well as concerns from researchers about how it could affect native species.
Georgia Coast (1898)
A hurricane struck the Georgia coast washing away Campbell Island.
Tucson, AZ (1983)
Flood waters that left 10 people dead or missing surged through normally bone-dry land today, forcing thousands from their homes, washing out bridges, roads and power and turning a slice of the Desert Southwest into "a raging river". Rivers swollen to record levels burst their banks amid heavy rains swallowing buildings and bridges and causing millions of dollars in damage across a 200-mile swath of Arizona.
Nimes, France (1988)
A total of 7.87 inches of rain in 3 hours caused floods and mudslides. Eight persons were killed. Damage totalled $634 million.