Metro Detroit weather: Cloudy, wet and chilly Sunday

Highs in the 50s

Morning weather forecast (Sunday, April 11, 2021)

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Much-needed rain has been falling since the day literally started when it was dark. We will have more wet weather today, a little tomorrow and a little Tuesday before becomes drier and brighter. Temperature wise, it will be milder tomorrow, and we’ll have spring-like reading the rest of this week.

Early Sunday morning will be soggy and chilly. Temperatures will be in the upper 40s and low 50s by breakfast time for shortly afterward. This will be the soggiest time of day with steady, heavier rain long before sunrise.

Sunrise is at 6:59 a.m.

Skies will be mostly cloudy by noon time. There will be some scattered sprinkles at lunch, but the ground will still be squishy. Temperatures remain near 50°F.

Sunday afternoon will have light and moderate showers re-develop. They will be scattered and add an additional quarter inch the rain to the half-inch or more that’s already fallen.

Sunday evening will have scattered rain and it will be chilly temperatures will be in the middle and upper 40s.

Sunset is at 8:11 p.m.

By nightfall, rain totals will be between a half inch to an inch. This is welcome relief to our lawns and gardens.

Sunday night will be cloudy as it becomes chillier. Overnight lows will be in the low 40s.Monday will be partly sunny and mild. Afternoon temperatures will be in the middle 60s. Scattered showers are possible.

Showers will be on and off through Wednesday, but neither Tuesday nor Wednesday will be washouts. Both days will be cooler, again, with highs near 60 degrees.

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey is an Emmy Award winning meteorologist, and also an AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist (CBM). He has a BSE in Meteorology from the University of Michigan and an MS in Meteorology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he wrote his thesis on "The Behavior of the Total Mass of the Atmosphere."