The National Weather Service has issued warnings due to warming temperatures and as much as an inch of rain expected Tuesday.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for a portion of southeast Michigan, including Shelby Township and Utica. The bulletin issued Monday afternoon indicated that warm temperatures on Tuesday will lead to a melting of 3 to 6 inches of packed snow. A frost depth of nearly 15 inches will prevent the water from being absorbed into the soil. In addition, more than an inch of rain is expected to fall Tuesday across the area. Showers with thunderstorms are possible after 1 p.m. A dense fog advisory is also in place Monday evening through 7 a.m. Tuesday in the Detroit area. Fog is expected to limit visibility to less than a quarter mile at times.
As temperatures climb into the high 40s Monday morning, Shelby Township and Utica drivers could see areas of fog, according to the National Weather Service.
As temperatures rise rapidly Monday morning, motorists could face areas of fog amid a steady drizzle of rain, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast calls for rain before 10 a.m., with fog creeping in after as the temperature moves toward a high of 48 degrees. Roadways could also be slippery following last night's rain-snow mix, which dropped between 1 and 2 inches of snow across the Metro Detroit area. Temperatures in Shelby Township and Utica could hit the mid 50s Tuesday, with a chance of thunderstorms in the evening as very warm and moist air moves in ahead of a cold front, according to the NWS. But don't get too excited. Winter is slated to return to the area Wednesday as temperatures drop into the 20s and snow …