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Temperatures dip to record lows in parts of Michigan ahead of expected weekend warmup


ROMULUS, Michigan — Temperatures have dropped to record lows in Michigan ahead of an expected weekend warmup.

National Weather Service meteorologist Deb Elliott tells The Detroit News that a reading at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus was zero degrees on Friday morning, falling below the previous record for the date of 2 degrees from 1948.

The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports the temperature dropped to 2 degrees below zero at Jackson County Airport early Friday, a degree lower than the previous record for the date from 1901.

The weather service says temperatures fell lower in other parts of the state, with readings of minus 15 in Port Huron, minus 14 in Lapeer and minus 9 in Oakland County's White Lake Township. Temperatures are expected to rise into the 30s this weekend.

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