More Snow to Add to Detroit's Record January Total

By , Senior Meteorologist
January 25, 2014; 8:04 PM
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This month is already Detroit's snowiest January, and more snow is on the horizon.

Snowfall overnight Friday pushed the month's snowfall total in Detroit to 31.3 inches, breaking the previous snowiest January record of 29.6 inches from 1978.

A total of 12.5 inches of snow in January is more common.

This January is also now Detroit's fourth all-time snowiest month. February 1908 and its 38.4 inches sits at the top of that list.

The above snow totals for January 2014 are through Saturday morning.

By the end of the weekend, more snow will add to the month's total and create additional headaches for travelers. Another Alberta Clipper will deliver 1-3 inches of snow on Sunday.

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Motorists should prepare for slippery and slow travel on area interstates and highways. Airline passenger may encounter some delays.

The passage of Sunday's clipper will open the door for the arrival of fresh brutally cold air.

Temperatures will plummet from the teens into the single digits on Monday, then down to 5 below zero Monday night.

Tuesday is likely to be the harshest day of the week as the cold and biting winds combine to create dangerously cold RealFeel® temperatures of 30 below zero in the morning and 20 below zero in the afternoon.


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