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Metro Detroit weather forecast: Excessive heat warning Saturday

Heat Index 105 degrees or more

DETROIT

An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in effect for Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan from 12 noon ET, Saturday, to midnight, Saturday night!

 

An AIR QUALITY ALERT is in effect for Detroit and most of Southeast Michigan, Saturday!

 

Dangerous heat and humidity appear all weekend in Motown and all of Southeast Michigan. Saturday has an excellent chance of having record-breaking heat! Near or above 90 degree weather extends into next week, too.

 

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Saturday morning will be warm and muggy. As families wake up and go to and from morning services and activities, they must still use caution while dealing with the heat. Hydrating early with water and/or packing it for later is a great idea. Even with early morning sunshine, children and pets must stay away from empty vehicles.

Sunrise is at 6:00 a.m.

 

In fact, all weekend it's important to remain hydrated and cool, even at night. Drink plenty of water and make sure homes are air conditioned and well ventilated.

 

Saturday will be oppressively hazy, hot and humid. Skies will be mostly sunny. Underneath, the Motor City area will be roasting with highs in the middle and upper 90s. Heat indices near 105 degrees or greater. The record high is 96 degrees from 1931. There is a good chance of breaking it. 

 

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Heat indices will be near 90 degrees most of Saturday night. Overnight lows in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees, again.

Sweltering heat and humidity carry over to Sunday. Highs will be in the low 90s. Heat indices near 100 degrees or more.

Monday may have some relief with scattered showers and thunderstorms but not much. It still feels like the tropics with highs in the upper 80s and "feels like" temps in the 90s.

Tuesday and the rest of the work-week, next week, afternoon temps return to 90 degrees-plus! Skies mostly to partly sunny.

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