DETROIT – The sun will shine brightly Saturday (and Sunday). As "Harvey" churns over Texas and Louisiana, Detroit and Southeast Michigan remains dry the entire weekend.
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Saturday night will be cooler and chilly, again, with mostly clear skies. Overnight lows will be in the 40s and 50s.
Great weather for hydroplane racing Sunday. It will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper 70s. Great weather going to and from services and other activities.
The next frontal system brings a chance of scattered showers Monday and Tuesday. Highs will be near 80 degrees Monday and back near 75 degrees Tuesday.
Sunshine dominates the rest of next week's forecast with partly to mostly sunny skies. Wednesday's daytime temps will be in the mid 70s. Highs will be closer to 80 degrees Thursday and Friday.
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Southeast Texas Friday night and it is devastating. Maximum sustained winds were 130 mph and remain as hurricane strength much of Saturday.
An immense overabundance of water will be a significant problem for days, even weeks. Storm surge is over 6 feet. Rainfall will be measured in feet, not inches. Many models have rain totals nearing 3 feet by next Wednesday. Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana will become the Gulf of Mexico.
Saturday Night: Air Temp: Near 60; Water Temp: 72; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: E 2-6 kts.
Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 72; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.
Lake St. Clair
Saturday Night: Air Temp: 50s; Water Temp: 71; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: E 2-6 kts.
Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 71; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.
Saturday Night: Air Temp: 50s; Water Temp: 68; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: E 2-6 kts.
Sunday: Showers arrive. Air Temp: Low 70s; Water Temp: 68; Waves: 0-1 ft.; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.
UP NORTH FORECAST
Northern Lower Peninsula
Saturday night: Cloudy overnight, chilly. Lows in the low 50s.
Sunday: Showers arrive, cool and raw. Highs in low, mid 60s.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy overnight, chilly. Lows in the low 50s.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy, partly sunny and cooler. Highs in upper 60s.
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