Metro Detroit weather: Warmer Saturday afternoon, rain showers begin at night

Highs in the 60s

DETROIT – We are due for a weekend of warm weather, and this one comes just in time.

It is the first full weekend of May, and it will have sunshine and temps way above average. The only fly in the ointment is a cold front, but it will be so weak that showers will be scattered and minimal. Afterward, some sun remains, but it does get cooler.

Saturday afternoon will be partly sunny and warm. Temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees above average in most neighborhoods. Highs will be in the upper 60s and low 70s with a south wind blowing 6 to 12 mph.

A weak cold front brings a slight chance of scattered showers late Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening. Temperatures will be in the 60s.

Sunset is at 8:34 p.m.

Saturday night will be mostly cloudy. A few showers linger before midnight. It will be drier and cooler overnight. Lows will be in the low 50s.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and warm, again. Highs will be near 70 degrees.

Cooler air arrives Monday and Tuesday, but it will still be bright. Skies will be mainly blue, and we need our jackets again. Daytime temps go from the 30s and low 40s each morning to the middle and upper 50s in each afternoon. Tuesday has a chance of rain in the afternoon and at night.

Rain remains possible, Wednesday. Highs will be in the middle 50s.

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