Since the records for such oddities as "first snowfall of the year" have been kept, the previous recorded first snowfall of the season for Detroit was October 13, 1909. With the snow yesterday, October 12, a new record was set for the Detroit weather record books. Well Detroit, at least you aren't the U.P. Schools were canceled as some areas received 4-8 inches of snow and expected another 2-6 inches were possible today.
We had a couple of inches of snow in some spots yesterday. My son and I had just enough snow to build a little snowman at his Nana & Pawpaw's (grandma & grandpa).
Read the Detroit Free Press article.