Snow to Blast Detroit Monday Evening, Prior to Warmup

By , Senior Meteorologist
February 17, 2014; 8:55 PM ET
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The same system that slammed Chicago Monday afternoon with blinding, heavy snow will target Detroit during the first part of Monday night.

A snowfall of 3 to 6 inches is forecast. In some communities much of the snow will fall in only a few hours at the rate of 1 to 3 inches per hour for a time.

In a flash, roads can become snow covered and very slippery. Flight delays and cancellations are likely to mount in a hurry.

Detailed Detroit Forecast
Detroit Interactive Weather Radar Winter Weather Center

Temperatures will recover to or above seasonable levels Tuesday through Thursday.

The next storm system will bring mostly rain to the area on Thursday, but chillier air will follow over the weekend.


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