Detroit Evening Report: Detroit sets February temperature record at 73 degrees, cold weather returns Wednesday

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Detroit residents felt unusually warm weather in February as the high temperature reached a record 73 degrees on Tuesday.

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The National Weather Service confirmed the news on X, saying Detroit, Saginaw and Flint all reached a new February record.

Metro Detroit will continue to see intense weather changes this week. Forecasters are warning that multiple rounds of storms could make their way across the region Tuesday evening — with temperatures falling to a low of 23 degrees with light snow Wednesday night. Wind gusts could also reach up to 40-45 miles per hour, possibly causing power outages.

The weather will warm up again as we head into the weekend, with Saturday’s predicted high of 59 degrees and 63 on Sunday.

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  • Sascha Raiyn
    Sascha Raiyn is Education Reporter at 101.9 WDET. She is a native Detroiter who grew up listening to news and music programming on Detroit Public Radio.