Metro Detroit weather forecast: Heavy rain set to roll through Michigan-Notre Dame football game

Soggy football forecast

Metro Detroit weather forecast

DETROITA Lakeshore Flood Warning and Lakeshore Flood Advisory are in effect for the coasts of Macomb, Monroe, Sanilac and St. Clair Counties from Saturday afternoon to 8 a.m. ET, Sunday. 

Happy Saturday, Motown!

Rain is arriving Saturday afternoon. College football games the rest of the afternoon and evening will be soaked. It slowly becomes drier, Sunday.

Related: Cold to cool then soggy Saturday

Rain from what was Tropical Storm Olga is streaming across the Ohio border, Saturday afternoon. It becomes wetter during Funtastic Halloween in Dearborn, Cider in the Park in Beacon Park and Downtown Dearborn Trick or Treat. 

Highs will be in the mid 50s with an easterly wind blowing 10 to 20 mph. Same is true for Spartans' football fans going to and from East Lansing for the Penn State - Michigan State game at Spartans Stadium. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. ET. The 3:30 p.m. ET EMU - Toledo football game will be wet and chilly with temps in the low 50s in Toledo.

Rain showers pound the Michigan - Notre Dame football. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. ET in Ann Arbor, and people must use extreme caution driving on wet roads and find alternate routes with any high-standing water. Temps will be in the low 50s in the evening.

Sunset is at 6:35 p.m. ET.

Saturday night will be cool and wet as rain becomes a bit more scattered overnight. Lows will be near 50 degrees.

Sunday will be wet in the morning and at lunchtime. Sunday afternoon becomes drier and milder. Highs will be in the low 60s.

Monday will be sunnier and remain mild. Daytime temps will be near 60 degrees.

Tuesday will be partly sunny and cooler. Afternoon temps in the middle and upper 50s.

Wednesday will be chilly and wet with showers and highs near 50 degrees.

Happy Halloween, Thursday! Many celebrations during the day and evening will need to be enjoyed indoors. Rain remains possible with highs in the low 50s and evening temps in the 40s. Remember to have your children dress with layers under their costumes.

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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."