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Wintry mix prompts school closings throughout SE Michigan

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    Detroit Weather Authority: Some Friday morning showers

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    Weather Authority Derek Kevra says the first half of Friday will feature a few light showers. Eventually, cloudy morning skies will break up a bit as we head into the afternoon and high temperatures build to about 59.
    Weather Authority Derek Kevra says the first half of Friday will feature a few light showers. Eventually, cloudy morning skies will break up a bit as we head into the afternoon and high temperatures build to about 59.

By FOX 2 News Staff

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- A wintry mix of snow, sleet and ice slowed morning commuters and closed over 600 schools in southeast Michigan Monday morning.

Click here to see all school closings and delays.

Snow started falling around 7 p.m. Sunday, followed by freezing rain that shifted to rain by late morning hours Monday.

DTE Energy says around 12,000 customers are without power due to the storm, including a large patch in Waterford.

Weather Authority Ben Bailey says temperatures will remain above freezing with light showers lingering throughout the early afternoon hours. High temperatures will reach 48 degrees.

Showers will develop overnight as lows remain mild at 41 degrees.

We'll see temperatures reach nearly 60 degrees Tuesday before average temps return for the rest of the week.

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