Frigid Friday with subzero wind chills

DETROIT – Welcome to Friday, Motown.

A passing polar front brings us a thorough arctic chill this morning and afternoon. There will be clouds tonight and it will remain cold. Saturday will have some sunshine as we pack up again. Another east coast winter storm will indirectly bring us some snowflakes before the weekend is over.

Friday morning will be icy and partly to heavily cloudy. Temperatures will start in the single digits and get close to 10F. The wind will make students and people at the bus stop feel like it’s freezing. Hand warmers and toe warmers are excellent items to have. They are needed throughout the day and over the weekend.

Sunrise is at 7:51 am

Friday afternoon will be partly sunny and very cold. The highs are in the upper tens; nearly fifteen degrees below average. Wind chills will be in the single digits to near zero most of the time.

Sunset is at 5:41 p.m

Friday evening here mostly cloudy and icy. Temperatures are in the low and mid teens.


Friday night will be partly cloudy to bright and significantly colder. Remember to be extremely careful with heaters and open flames. Remember to put out all fires before going to bed. Make sure space heaters are far from combustible objects and cannot be tipped over. Overnight lows return to single digits. Bring the pets indoors by sub-zero until dawn with Windchill’s.

Saturday will be mostly sunny with more chilling to the bone and very cold. Afternoon temperatures are in the upper teens. Remember to pack up and dress in layers before going ice skating, sledding, or skiing.

A major winter storm in the east will bring us an easterly flow from Lakes Huron, St. Clair and Erie. This will give us additional clouds and intensifying cold air on Sunday. A few flakes are possible. We stay in the cooler with high temps in the low 20’s.

Monday will be partly sunny and cold. cloudy. Highs will be in the upper 20’s.


Tuesday will bring some relief from the cold. The maximum temperatures are almost 40 degrees with mostly cloudy skies.

Rain and snow showers are possible Tuesday night through Wednesday. Tuesday night temperatures will be in the high 20s and low 30s. Daily highs on Wednesday will be in the mid to high 30s.

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