The snow is expected to continue to fall until 10 a.m. Friday, the National Weather Service says.
After a night of snow that began soon after midnight, Ferndale Public Schools has closed for the day. The district is among many in Metro Detroit to close on Friday, including nearby districts in Royal Oak, Berkley and Oak Park, according to clickondetroit.com. A Winter Weather Advisory expires at 7 p.m. Friday after a low-pressure system moved into southeastern Michigan overnight, bringing the threat of snow with it. While Ferndale was only forecasted to receive between two and four inches overnight, areas north of M-59 could see up to eight inches of snow, the National Weather Service says. The snow will continue to fall until 10 a.m. with the high reaching 31 degrees today. A total daytime accumulation of one to three inches is possible.
A Winter Weather Advisory expired at 6 a.m. Monday, but area public and private schools are closed all day.
After a night of snow and freezing rain, the Ferndale Public Schools are closed for the day. As of 5:30 a.m., the following schools officially canceled classes due to wintry conditions: Nearby districts like Birmingham, Clawson and Royal Oak are also closed. A Winter Weather Advisory remained in effect until 6 a.m. Monday after several inches of snow fell overnight and then turned into freezing rain in areas. The transition to regular rain is expected to happen around sunrise, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS warned that travel can become difficult during a Winter Weather Advisory, particularly due to slippery roads and limited visibility. The forecast calls for a 50 percent chance of rain before 8 a.m., followed by areas…