Expect 2-4 Inches of Snow in Farmington, Farmington Hills Tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday for metro Detroit, including Farmington and Farmington Hills.

A steady sleet started pelting the ground in Farmington and Farmington Hills Tuesday afternoon as forecasters continued to call for a nonstop drizzle of snow and other forms of precipitation through Thursday. 

According to the National Weather Service, 2 to 4 inches of snow, rain and sleet are predicted before Wednesday morning. Wind gusts of up to 26 mph, as well as falling temperatures over the next 48 hours, were also in the forecast. 

Another 1-2 inches could fall on Wednesday.

"A plume of deep moisture will stream across southern Michigan late this afternoon through tonight and then linger into Wednesday," the forecast stated.

Farmington and Farmington Hills are under a winter weather advisory until noon Wednesday.

The Road Commission for Oakland County was busy Tuesday patching potholes in preparation for the storm. 

"We will be busy salting and plowing for the next couple days," the organization posted on Facebook.

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