More snow ahead, then arctic air for southeast Mich.
A winter weather advisory for most of southeast Michigan has ended, but there's still more snow and colder air ahead this weekend, the National Weather Service said.
The advisory was set to expire at 7 p.m.The weather service said scattered lake effect snow showers, blowing snow and below-freezing temperatures could create hazardous travel conditions across the region.
The weather service had issued a winter weather warning for western Michigan counties, including Allegan, Kent, Lake, Muskegon and Newaygo. The warning was slated to remain in effect through Friday evening but has been downgraded to an advisory through noon Saturday..
In Metro Detroit, snow showers are possible before 10 p.m. Friday along with wind chills near zero. Winds gusts are expected to reach as high as 20 mph, according to the weather service forecast. Lows are set to drop into the teens. Saturday's weather is anticipated to be similar with temperatures in the low 20s.
The next round of snow showers arrives between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. Saturday. New accumulation of 1-2 inches are possible as temperatures dip around 11, the weather service noted.
The mercury is forecast to rise only into the upper teens or low 20s Sunday and Monday, with overnight readings in the single digits.
The average highs and lows in early February are in the 30s and 20s, weather service data shows.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy; high 21, low 10.
Sunday: Partly sunny; high 18, low 4.
Monday: Mostly cloudy; high 20, low 13.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy; high 22, low 6.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy; high 18, low 4.
Thursday: Partly sunny; high 17.