DETROIT (WWJ) – Snow is here and will be sticking around for the morning commute.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until noon Wednesday for St. Clair, Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, Wayne, Lenawee and Monroe counties.

Peak snowfall rates up to half an inch per hour are expected during the early morning rush hour. The heaviest snowfall is expected between 6 and 8 a.m.

Drivers should plan on snow covered and slippery road conditions, and be prepared for reduced visibilities under 1 mile at times. Expect travel delays during the morning commute.

Forecasters say most of us will see total snow accumulations of 2 to 3 inches, with some areas receiving up to 4 inches.

Here’s a look at the forecast from the CBS Detroit weather team:

Wednesday — Snow this morning will taper off and give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. High 24F. Low near 5F.

Thursday — A mix of clouds and sun in the morning followed by cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 21F. Low 12F.

Friday — Periods of snow. High 24F. Low 17F.

Saturday — Snow showers. High 29F. Low 20F.

Sunday — Morning snow showers. High 27F. Low 10F.

Don’t get caught in the snow: 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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