The National Weather Service says freezing rain starting Tuesday night is expected to continue into midday Wednesday across the Lower Peninsula.
Periods of freezing rain and sleet will be possible overnight and into Wednesday morning, when more slick roads are possible for the morning commute.
Wednesday and Thursday will be warmer, with highs around 39 on Wednesday, and 45 on Thursday, and a chance of light rain both days. Temperatures will fall back below normal with daytime highs near -11°C.
By the weekend, strong Canadian high pressure is anticipated to move over the region. Accumulations of snow should be below 2 inches, but strong winds from the north and very low wind chills will make things pretty uncomfortable. There is going to be a break in the action on Wednesday, followed by another round of snow Wednesday night, Thursday, into Thursday night. Winds NE 5-10 miles per hour.
By next week, we may even be looking at more chances for snow. Untreated surfaces across the region will be icy and slippery, and driver are encouraged to drive according to those conditions.
TODAY: Mostly Cloudy High: 27 Wind: NE 10 miles per hour TONIGHT: Icy Mix.
Tuesday, however, is expected to see sunny skies and a forecast high of 5 C - eight degrees warmer than on Monday.