Detroit History: Freak Blizzard Freezes Spring

With record-breaking highs in the 80s this past week you may have forgotten, but a Michigan March is often white with snow, and even late May isn’t always safe from winter’s fury.

Detroit never again had a snowstorm as severe as the one more than two weeks after spring sprung in 1886.

Get the whole story in Joe Donovan’s Detroit History Report: 

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Back to March 2012 – forecasters are calling for a a chance of rain and a high in the upper 60s on Sunday. Monday and Tuesday, Metro Detroit will likely see more seasonable highs in the 40s and 50s, creeping back up into the 70s on Wednesday.

For the latest forecast, keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s.  To check local radar or the extended forecast anytime, visit our weather page.

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