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Slushy mix of rain and snow Thursday night through Friday

Cloudy skies will persist over Northeast Michigan tonight through Thursday afternoon. Then a storm system currently affecting the Upper Plains, illustrated by its warm and cold fronts, will continue moving eastward. This storm system will bring rain or a rain/snow mix to our area beginning Thursday night.

Futurecast shows rain or a rain/snow mix moving in Thursday night. Then snow showers or a mix of rain and snow will continue into Friday. Expect travel conditions to become slower than typical Friday morning.

The daytime hours of Thursday look cloudy and dry. Then the chance of rain or a rain/snow mix will increase Thursday night. Friday, we have high chances of snow and rain showers. Chances of flurries will become lower but not completely ruled out Friday night and Saturday.

Thursday: Cloudy skies through the afternoon. Rain or a rain/snow mix will move in at night. Predawn temperatures will cool to around 27 degrees. Temperatures will rise to the middle 30s in the late-morning. Afternoon highs will reach about 37 degrees (warm for January). Evening temperatures will settle into the middle 30s.

Friday: Rain and snow showers. Early-morning temperatures will be in the lower 30s. Afternoon highs will climb just a few degrees to the upper 30s. Evening temperatures will be in the lower 30s.

Saturday: A few flurries are possible in the morning and afternoon, anything that forms will be light and without any significant impacts. Early-morning temperatures will head into the upper 20s. Afternoon highs will be near 35 degrees. Evening temperatures will be in the lower 30s.

Colder temperatures will arrive Sunday and Monday. For the rest of Northeast Michigan’s weather forecast, watch the latest weather video by clicking the weather tab at the top of the page.