Arctic air mass to bring subzero wind-chill start to March

Detroit Deals With Heavy Snow And Bitter Cold
Posted at 10:19 AM, Mar 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 11:00:14-05

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is in store for a bitter-cold start to March with temperatures 20 to 30 degrees below normal forecast Sunday through Wednesday.

The National Weather Service says an arctic air mass will move across Michigan bringing temperatures in the northern part of the state as low as minus 13 on Sunday evening into Monday morning. Lake effect snow showers also are possible. The weather service office in Grand Rapids says temperatures will only reach the teens and 20s in west-central Michigan.

In Detroit the high on Monday and Tuesday is forecast at 19. The high temperature is expected to be 15 on Monday in Flint and Saginaw. Wind chills are expected to dip as low as minus 13 in Sandusky and Bad Axe on Monday night into Tuesday morning.