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Metro Detroit weather forecast: Warm Saturday with more sunshine

Highs in the upper 70s

DETROIT – A Flood Warning is in effect along the Huron River in Livingston county until 8 p.m. ET, Saturday.

Welcome to summer's first Saturday, Motown!

It will be warm with a lot of sunshine today. Conditions will be cloudier but dry and warm, Sunday. Showers and thunderstorms are possible Monday, the day of the Ford Fireworks.

Saturday morning will be mostly clear. It goes from cool to mild, quickly after sunrise. Temps go from the 50s at breakfast time to the 60s before lunch. The weather is perfect for a morning run and going to and from services and other activities.

Sunrise is at 5:58 a.m. ET.

The weather will be great Saturday afternoon. Skies will be mostly sunny, and it will be warm and wonderful. Families going to and from River Days, the Detroit Zoo or the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will have no weather worries. Highs will be in the upper 70s with cooler conditions closer to the big lakes and the Detroit River.
 

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Saturday evening will be fair and mild. Temperatures will be in the low 70s. Conditions will be perfect for dinner outdoors and an evening stroll.

Sunset is at 9:13 p.m. ET.

Saturday night will be partly cloudy and mild. Overnight lows will be near 60 degrees.

Sunday will have increasing clouds, and it will be warm, again. Highs will be near 80 degrees. Remember to wear plenty of sunscreen to protect yourself and family members and friends from harmful ultraviolet radiation.

Fireworks forecast
Showers and storms arrive, Monday. The greatest chance of wet weather is between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET. Heavy downpours, dangerous lightning and high wind are possible. People setting up for the Ford Fireworks in Detroit or Windsor should have a plan in place to prepare for the possibility of lightning. It will be warm and humid, so stay hydrated. Highs will be in the low and mid 80s.
Tuesday will be sunnier and remain warm. Highs will be near 80 degrees.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be hotter and muggy with scattered afternoon showers and storms. No wash-outs, but it will feel and look more like summer for the first full week of summer.

Beach & boating forecast

Lake Erie
Saturday: Sunny. Water Temp: 68 deg. F; Wind: E 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.
Saturday Night: Clear. Water Temp: 68 deg. F; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.
Sunday: Water Temp: 69 deg. F; Wind: SE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.

Lake St. Clair
Saturday: Sunny. Water Temp: 61 deg. F; Wind: E 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.
Saturday Night: Clear. Water Temp: 61 deg. F; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.
Sunday: Water Temp: 62 deg. F; Wind: SE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 0-1 ft.

Lake Huron
Saturday: Sunny. Water Temp: 55 deg. F; Wind: E 5-10 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.
Saturday Night: Clear. Water Temp: 55 deg. F; Wind: ESE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.
Sunday: Water Temp: 56 deg. F; Wind: SE 5-10 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.

Up North Forecast

Northern Lower Peninsula
Saturday: Sunny, warm. High near 80 deg. F.
Saturday Night: Clear, cool. Low in the 50s.
Sunday: Partly sunny, chance of showers. High in the mid 70s.

Upper Peninsula
Saturday: Mostly sunny, warm. High in the upper 70s.
Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, cool. Low in the 50s.
Sunday: Showers develop. High in the mid 70s. 

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About the Author:

Andrew Humphrey, CBM

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."