High winds, rain during evening hours, turning sharply colder overnight in Metro Detroit
High winds are the big story Thursday evening in Metro Detroit. The highest wind gusts reported as of 4 p.m. have been in the 45mph range. A wind advisory remains in effect for areas south of M-59 until 10 p.m. tonight.
Tracking big weather changes in Metro Detroit -- Here’s what to expect
We’re in the middle of a four-day stretch of very cooperative shopping weather. Sure, it’s been cloudier than we’d like, not the prettiest days. But dry roads, light wind, and typical temperatures for this time of year sure don’t hurt the “shop ‘til you drop” crowd!
Wind, rain, colder temperatures moving in Wednesday across Metro Detroit
That inflatable Santa in your front yard will become your neighbor’s Christmas decoration if it’s not put away over the next 48 hours. A Wind Advisory goes into effect at 4 a.m. and continues through Wednesday at 10 p.m. with gusts as highs 40-45mph.
Tracking light rain-snow mix Wednesday in Metro Detroit
I’m all settled into the weather center after finishing the 6 p.m. newscast. I just ordered soup and plan on a cozy night watching snow on Exact Track 4D radar. Hopefully, you’re at home for the night, but if you do need to travel, here’s what you can expect.
Rain, falling temperatures possible this week in Metro Detroit -- here’s when you can expect them
We don’t get many days like that in late October, let alone a run of five in a row (Friday through Tuesday), so this is extraordinary. I took advantage of the gorgeous weather and got some outdoor chores done, then pulled up a chair on my patio Sunday afternoon, turned the flat screen TV in my family room so it faced the patio, and then sanded a beautiful Petoskey stone while watching the Detroit Lions game.
Picture perfect weekend for Metro Detroit as warm weather moves in
After a great week with cold temperatures, we’ve had plenty of sunshine to end our week, with temperatures running 25 to 30° warmer than we were on Thursday. And we’ll keep that warm weather in the forecast as we head into the weekend.
Isolated showers winding down, chilly night ahead in Metro Detroit -- Here’s what to expect
A few isolated showers north of Detroit are now starting to wind down this evening. Most areas are dry, with clouds thinning out as we head into the overnight hours. A chilly night ahead, with temps dropping to 38 in the city and slightly cooler in the suburbs.
Here’s when scattered showers could interrupt these warm temperatures in Metro Detroit
A chilly night ahead, but not as cold as the last several nights. Temperatures drop into the mid-40s in most areas under clear skies—perfect weather for viewing the Space Station Flyby at 7:56 p.m. Look WNW for about seven minutes. The Space Station will then disappear into the southeast sky.
Impact of Hurricane Ian could interrupt your weekend forecast in Metro Detroit -- What to expect
As I write this, Hurricane Ian is making its second landfall in two days, with the South Carolina coast bearing the brunt. As the storm progresses up the east coast, we’ll be on the fringe of its moisture shield, so expect our mostly clear skies Friday evening to become partly cloudy on Saturday.
Drier air moving in, clouds clearing out with possible fog in Metro Detroit -- Here’s what to expect
Drier air is moving in, and we will clear out Thursday night. The clear skies combined with light wind will allow temps to drop into the low-40s (5 to 6 degrees Celsius) with a north-northeast wind at 2 to 5 mph. Some rural spots, especially those areas that start the night clear, could touch the upper-30s (4 degrees Celsius). A few areas of locally dense fog are also possible late at night.
Powerful cold front moving through Metro Detroit -- Here’s what to expect as fall weather arrives
A powerful cold front moving through Metro Detroit Wednesday evening leaves behind the coldest air we’ve had in months. The storms from earlier today zapped any chances for more severe weather as the front pushes across southeast lower Michigan.
Another round of storms headed to Metro Detroit -- Here’s when you can expect them
A warm front is lifting through the area bringing a few showers and thunderstorms this evening and possibly a couple more overnight; Not expecting severe weather, but heavy rain could cause some localized street flooding. If you are traveling overnight, just watch for areas of high water, especially on freeways.
Tracking isolated rain ahead of the weekend in Metro Detroit -- Here’s what you can expect
Slight change to the weekend forecast as computer models are now bringing in a chance of an isolated shower a bit earlier than previous models predicted. Although most of the area stays dry, there is a chance for a spotty shower or two as early as Saturday afternoon. Nothing to change your plans over as of now.
Tracking storms, showers ahead of the weekend in Metro Detroit -- Here’s what you can expect
A few showers and storms continue to move through the area Thursday afternoon and are at times giving way to some heavy rain. Over the next few days, though, more dry time is expected, with the bigger story becoming the heat and humidity.
Showers, scattered storms start active week in Metro Detroit
The storms that are moving through the area this afternoon are scattered in nature, but some are on the strong side. The severe threat will be there through the afternoon, with strong damaging winds being our biggest concern. This activity should exit our area by 6 p.m. Then, we look forward to a dry and quiet night ahead. Temperatures overnight drop into the lower to middle 60s.
Showers, scattered storms possible this week -- here’s when you can expect them
Tuesday is filled with terrific weather again; It is warm and comfortable with abundant sunshine. Tuesday night becomes cooler. Wednesday has a slight chance of rain. The end of the week and the weekend will be bright and summer-like.
Here’s when rain chances could interrupt these warm and comfortable temperatures in Metro Detroit
We have magnificent weather for the rest of the day; It is warm, bright, and comfortable, and Monday night will be cool and lovely. Tuesday’s weather will be just as marvelous, with much-needed rain arriving mid-week.
Here’s when rain chances could interrupt dangerously hot temperatures in Metro Detroit
Once Wednesday’s cold front passed by, we transitioned to a much more stable, quieter air mass that was with us Thursday and will be with us through the day on Friday. But we then need to discuss the weekend storm potential, which I will do in a moment.