DETROIT - Hope everyone is having a fantastic 4th Of July Weekend! Mother Nature is smiling on Detroit and Southeast Michigan with wonderful weather, especially Saturday.
Saturday morning will be cool and crisp for early morning runners, bicyclists and dog walkers. Temperatures will start in the low and middle 50s. Families making it to beginning of the Camaro Superfest in Ypsilanti will have the treat of having all of those beautiful sports cars to themselves with sunny, comfortable conditions.
Saturday afternoon will be bright, warm and dry with highs near 80 degrees. It will be perfect for baseball at Comerica Park at 4pm ET. The Detroit Tigers continue to host the Tampa Bay Rays. Hardball fans will need plenty of sunscreen for a sunny afternoon. Same for anyone going to the beach or headed to the pool.
Saturday evening will be great for barbeques and picnics in the park with fair skies and temperatures in the 70s.
Weather for the Salute To America at Greenfield Village will be spectacular, too. Saturday night will be mostly clear and mild with lows in the 60s.
Sunday will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the low 80s. A slight increase in humidity will mean a slight chance of spotty showers late in the afternoon, but most areas of Southeast Michigan will remain dry.
Monday has a better chance of showers. It will be warm and muggy with highs in the low 80s. Tuesday will be summer-like, too, with showers and storms and muggy daytime temps in the 80s.
Saturday: Sunny. Wind SW 6-11 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 75 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind SW 7-14 knots, Waves 0-2 ft., Water Temp 76 degrees
Saturday: Sunny. Wind SW 6-11 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 63 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind SW 7-14 knots, Waves 1-3 ft., Water Temp 64 degrees
Lake St. Clair
Saturday: Sunny. Wind SW 6-11 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 72 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind SW 7-14 knots, Waves 0-2 ft., Water Temp 73 degrees
UP NORTH FORECAST
Northern Lower Peninsula
Saturday: Mostly sunny, warm. Highs in the middle 70s.
Sunday: 40 percent chance of showers, thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 70s.
Saturday: 20 percent chance of showers, thunderstorms. Highs near 75.
Sunday: 60 percent chance of showers, thunderstorms. Highs in the low 70s.
"Arthur" will be a tropical storm by Saturday afternoon as its center passes east of Maine and over Nova Scotia. New Brunswick and Newfoundland will have wicked winds and heavy rain, as well, as the storm races northeast.
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