Bitter cold temps, weather advisories continue - now snow

It is the coldest day of winter thus far and snow is on the way for Thursday evening.

Snow is expected to start falling between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

About 2 to 3 inches of snow is expected in southeast Michigan. 

Dangerously cold weather has hit the area with temperatures in the single digits leading to school closings and weather advisories to consider.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 1 a.m. for numerous counties including Wayne, Oakland and Macomb among them.

Temperatures are expected to drop to 8 degrees Thursday evening. 

Wind chills in and around Detroit were -16 at 5 p.m. For Rich Luterman's complete forecast, CLICK HERE.

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for Washtenaw, Wayne, Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Genesee, Lapeer and St. Clair counties Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon.  Wind chills will be as cold as -20 degrees.

A Wind Chill Warning is in effect for Monroe and Lenawee counties for the same time period as wind chills are expected to be as low as -30.

The cold is expected to last through the weekend. 

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF SCHOOL CLOSINGS, CLICK THE BANNER AT THE TOP RIGHT OF THE PAGE.  Mobile users click here.

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