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Road crews across metro Detroit prep for major snowstorms

Posted at 5:35 AM, Feb 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-15 23:20:30-05

(WXYZ) — Crews across metro Detroit are preparing for two major snowstorms that are expected to hit the area on Monday and Tuesday.

Related: Two rounds of snow bring 8"+ to Metro Detroit by Tuesday

Over the weekend, Wayne County called in crews to begin salting and pre-treating the roads ahead of Monday's storm, which is expected to bring 2-3 inches in the area during the day.

Related: Metro Detroit Forecast: 2 significant winter storms to impact area on Monday & Tuesday

The larger storm begins Monday night.

Monday night and Tuesday morning's snowfall will be heavier and more widespread. We are expecting another 3" - 6" of snow on top of the previous amounts from Monday morning. If the storm continues to trend west and totals appear to go even higher, some locations may be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning so stay tuned on that.

How MDOT is preparing for the snowstorm to start the week