Metro Detroit weather: Sunnier but cold for a spring Saturday afternoon

High in the upper 30s

DETROIT – Welcome to the first full weekend of spring and Saturday afternoon, Motown!

Skies are bright, but the air is cold on this lovely spring day. It gets much colder, again, tonight. Temps rise slightly tomorrow, then to more spring-like levels next week after a slick Monday morning.

Saturday afternoon will be mostly sunny but much colder than average. Highs will be in the upper 30s (10 degrees or more above average) with the northeasterly breeze at 6 to 12 mph.

Saturday evening will be cold with fair skies. Temps will be near freezing.

Sunset is at 7:47 p.m. ET.

Saturday night will be much colder, again, under partly cloudy skies. Overnight lows will be in the low 20s with wind chills in the teens.

Sunday will be partly sunny and just about as chilly. Temperatures may be higher by only a few notches; near 40°F.

After springs first weekend, the first Monday of the season will go from cloudy to mostly sunny with a chance of light rain and snow in the morning. Highs will be in the upper 40s.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will feel a little more like the new season. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny on each day. Highs will be in the low 50s on Tuesday and in the middle and upper 50s on Wednesday and Thursday.

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