DETROIT (WWJ) – Just how cold is it in metro Detroit?

According to the National Weather Service, the low temperature Friday morning was zero degrees, breaking the old record of 2 degrees set in 1901.

It’s one of many cold weather records we’ve broken this winter, according Accuweather Meteorologist Brian Thompson.

“It’s the sixth record low that we’ve hit this year and most of them have occurred in the last few weeks,” he said.

It’s not going to get much warmer Friday, with highs barely reaching 20 degrees. But don’t worry, temperatures will finally feel a little more like normal this weekend, with highs in the 40s and mainly sunny skies.

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

Friday: A mix of clouds and sun. High 24F. Low 19F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph.

Saturday: Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 39F. Low 28F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 40%.

Sunday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A few flurries or snow showers possible. High around 40F. Low 27F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: Sun and a few passing clouds. High 43F. Low 29F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 47F. Low 31F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

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