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Metro Detroiters will see a warm-up for Valentine’s Day.

Temperatures are expected to climb into the low 40s by Wednesday afternoon, a reprieve after heavy snow accumulation last week.

“Looks like a 36-hour warm-up period,” said meteorologist Jordan Dale. “We likely will have some melting.”

The warming temps are expected to bring rain Wednesday night, Dale said.

Thursday is expect to bring a chance of showers after 1p.m., with a high near 46. Temperatures will dip back down with a low around 25 Thursday night.

Snow could be back Friday, with a high near 28 and lows near 8. Saturday is expect to be mostly sunny, with a high near 30 and lows around 21.

Extended forecast

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. At night, a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Thursday: A chance of showers after 1p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Showers likely before 1a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 29.

Friday: Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 31 and a low around 14.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 33; low around 25.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. At night, a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33.

Source: National Weather Service

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