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This weekend starts with light snow, ends with much colder temperatures

We have seen dry weather and periods of sunshine today, but the dry weather will end later tonight. Light snow currently over Minnesota and Wisconsin will arrive after midnight and continue through Saturday morning. We will see a return to drier air late Saturday through the rest of the weekend.

High temperatures today reached the middle 30s for most places in Northeast Michigan with periods of sunshine throughout the afternoon and light winds. Temperatures will reach around 30 degrees tomorrow, then cool early in the upcoming week.

Looking back at the month of February, temperatures averaged around normal values. The average of all the daily highs was 29 degrees, near normal for February. The average of all the low temperatures throughout the month was 9 degrees, just 2 degrees cooler than normal. Snowfall totaled above average, nearly 25 inches of snow were measured throughout the month, about 7 inches more than normal.

Saturday will start with some light snow, then skies will clear late in the day with high temperatures around 30 degrees. Colder air out of the northwest will arrive on Sunday.

Expect light snow at the start of the weekend with mild temperatures continuing Saturday. Temperatures on Sunday will be noticeably colder with highs in the upper teens, although skies will remain dry from start to finish. Early Monday will start with low temperatures around -3 degrees and highs reaching only the mid-teens. There could be a few patchy flurries on Monday, but overall Monday should end up mostly dry. A slightly higher chance of flurries moves in on Tuesday. 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.