Metro Detroit weather forecast: Warm Sunday with showers, storms

Highs in the mid 80s

DETROITThe National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Livingston County until 2 p.m. Monday. 

Welcome to Sunday, Motown!

Sunday will be warm and a bit more humid. There will be no wash-out, but showers and storms are possible. After more wet weather, Monday, sunshine and comfortable warmth return.

Sunday starts warm. Some streets will be wet from scattered showers and thunderstorms that started Sunday morning. By dawn, skies return to partly cloudy. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s and low 70s just before breakfast. Going to and from services and morning activities should not be a hassle. Just look out for some wetness.

Sunrise is at 8:22 a.m. ET.

Morning and midday will be the driest times of day for going to the Detroit Zoo, the Mo Pop Festival in Detroit or Maker Faire in Dearborn.

Sunday afternoon will be hotter and muggier. Scattered showers and storms re-form shortly after lunchtime. Heavy downpours, lightning and gusty winds are possible. Highs will be in the middle and upper 80s. Heat indices will be close to 90 degrees.

There is a Slight Risk of strong to severe storms with some flooding, cloud-to-ground lightning strikes or damaging wind possible.


Sunday evening will have scattered showers and storms. Temperatures will be near 80 degrees in the rain-cooled air.

Sunset is at 8:57 p.m. ET.

Sunday night will be mostly cloudy and warm. Overnight lows will be in the low 70s.

Monday will be very warm and muggy. Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, again, with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the middle 80s.

Tuesday becomes less humid with a mixture of sun and clouds. Highs will be in the low 80s.

Wednesday and Thursday will have more sunshine. Daytime temps will be near 80 degrees, and it remains comfortable.

Beach & boating forecast

Lake Erie
Sunday: Water Temp: 76 deg. F; Wind: SW 10-15 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.


Lake St. Clair
Sunday: Water Temp: 75 deg. F; Wind: SW 10-15 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.


Lake Huron
Sunday: Water Temp: 71 deg. F; Wind: SW 10-15 kts.; Waves: 1-2 ft.


Up North forecast

Northern Lower Peninsula
Sunday: Scattered showers, storms, warm. High in the mid 80s.

Upper Peninsula
Sunday: Mostly sunny with a slight chance of storms, warm. High in the low 80s.

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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."