The story of southeast Michigan's wild January weather continues tonight, as forecasters call for a 40-degree temperature drop accompanied by high winds and snow.
In the Troy-area — as in all across southeast Michigan — we've experienced snow, sleet, rain, fog and even thunder this week.
This afternoon, temperatures are expected to be 60 degrees in Troy.
Tonight, according to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to drop to the low 20s. There is a 40 percent chance of snow in Troy.
The hazardous weather outlook calls for "gusty winds" of up to 40 to 45 mph as well as icy conditions on the roads.
"Temperatures will fall rapidly late today and tonight. ..." according to the statement. "This will allow moisture left from earlier rainfall to freeze creating slick spots on untreated roadways and surfaces.
Here's what's in the forecast for the rest of the week:
- Thursday: A chance of snow with temperatures between 13 and 25 degrees.
- Friday: Sun and clouds with temperatures between 12 and 19 degrees.
- Saturday: A chance of snow with temperatures between 18 and 24 degrees.
- Sunday: Sun and clouds with a high of 29 degrees.