FORECAST: Winter Weather Advisories in effect for many metro Detroit counties

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Winter Weather Advisory Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, St. Clair and Lapeer counties until 7 p.m.  Bands of heavy snow along and south of I-69 will bring reduced visibility and snow covered roads into the evening hours.

Lake effect snow is falling across parts of Metro Detroit, as west winds carry lake effect snow showers into SE Michigan.  Watch for slick spots on area roads as temperatures will remain below freezing through Friday.  Temps do warm-up this weekend with daytime highs back into the 40s.  The warmer weather will also bring a chance for rain this weekend.

NEXT 48 HOURS:

This evening: Mostly cloudy, breezy, still very cold with a 40% chance for a snow shower. Temps in the 20s / Winds: W 15-25

Tonight: Snow tapers off. Lows 9-15 / Winds: W 5-15

Friday: Some sunshine, but still cold. Highs: 25-29 / Winds: W 10-15

Saturday: We could see a brief period of freezing drizzle in the early morning before changing over to rain showers.  Highs: 39-41 / Winds: SW 10-15


NEXT 48 HOURS:

Tonight:

Winter Weather Advisory until 4am for Livingston, Macomb and Oakland Counties.

1"-3" of more snow is possible in some areas. Lows: 19-23 / Winds: WSW 10-20

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, breezy, still very cold with a 30% chance for a snow shower. Highs: 24-29 / Winds: W SW 15-25

Friday: Some sunshine! Highs: 25-29 / Winds: W 10-15

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