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Snowstorm Expected To Clip Metro Detroit

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DETROIT (WWJ) - A snowstorm is expected to clip southeastern Michigan, with up to 6 inches possible in some places.

CBS 62 Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus said the snow will begin falling Tuesday night, continuing over night into Wednesday morning, which could cause problems for commuters or schools to close. Southeast Michigan and Detroit could get 3 to 5 inches, with 6-inch totals closer to the Ohio border.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday through noon Wednesday.

Here’s the local forecast from the CBS Detroit weather team:

Tuesday: Rather cloudy and cold. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. High 23F.
Tuesday Night: Cloudy with snow; 3-6 inches of accumulation expected. Winds NE at 15 to 25 mph. Low 17F.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and cold with a little snow at times, mainly early, up to 1 inch. Winds N at 15 to 25 mph. High 25F.
Wednesday Night: A few clouds from time to time.  Frigid. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Low 6F.

Thursday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph. High 18F.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy and frigid. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Low -1F.

Know before you go: Keep it tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950 for the latest forecast during traffic and weather, every 10 minutes on the 8s. See the live, local radar now at this link.

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