DETROIT -

The Detroit area has had on and off light to moderate rain Wednesday ever since Local 4 News Morning started in the pre-dawn hours. The rest of the day will be mostly cloud but warm with temps climbing to the low 80s before day's end.

Wednesday afternoon may become more volatile. Showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast and the National Weather Service is keeping Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan in the "Slight Risk" category of the occurance of severe weather. Damaging winds, hail, lightning and heavy downpours are possible. Lower Michigan has been spared from this activity for the past two days. However, this is a new day and it is better to be safe than sorry.

Stay tuned to Local 4 and the Weather Page of ClickOnDetroit.com. You can keep track of weather before it happens from your smartphone or mobile device.

Showers remain in the forecast Wednesday night and Thursday. It becomes cooler with lows near 60 as the wind shifts and comes in from the west.

Thursday will be damp and cooler with temps in the low 60s. Friday and much of the Memorial Day Weekend will become sunnier. Friday and Saturday will remain cool with daytime temps in the low and middle 60s. Memorial day appears dry, and it will get milder during ceremonies for American soldiers, veterans and their families and when pools, beaches and water parks open. Highs on the holiday will be closer to 70 degrees.

Your latest weather forecast is always on the Weather Page of ClickOnDetroit.com and on Local 4 News.

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