Metro Detroit Weather: Mild Saturday evening, showers and storms with Flood Watch Sunday
Flood Watch begins at 8 a.m. ET, Sunday
DETROIT – A Flood Watch is in effect for Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan from 8 a.m. ET, Sunday to 11 a.m. ET, Monday.
A Lakeshore Flood Warning is in effect for Monroe and Wayne counties from now to 10 p.m. Sunday.
Welcome to Saturday evening, Motown.
It remains delightfully dry with a few more clouds overhead. Conditions go from mild to cool overnight. Showers and thunderstorms arrive Sunday and linger into early next week. Areas already hit with heavy rain will have a significant flood potential.
Saturday evening will be partly to mostly cloudy. It becomes cooler after sunset with temps going from the upper 60s to the low 60s.
Sunset is at 8:49 p.m.
Clouds gather Saturday night. Overnight lows will be in the middle and upper 50s.
Sunday has a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon and afterward. There is a marginal risk for strong to severe storms with frequent lightning and damaging wind and hail.
Just as concerning, is the enhanced risk of flooding. Up to 2 inches of rain from Sunday morning to Monday morning are possible. The highest rainfall rates will occur Sunday afternoon and Sunday night. Urban flooding, and high water along rivers and tributaries is possible.
Sunday’s highs will be in the middle and upper 60s.
It remains soggy, Monday, with showers still likely. There’s a lower chance of thunderstorms, but flooding remains an issue for homeowners and drivers. The rain becomes more scattered in the afternoon. It will also be breezy with temperatures in the low and mid 60s and an east-northeast wind blowing 9 to 15 mph and gusts up to 20 mph.
Tuesday will have scattered rain in the morning and partly sunny skies in the afternoon. It remains cooler with afternoon temps in the low 60s.
Wednesday will be partly sunny and slightly milder. Highs will be in the middle 60s.
Thursday will be mostly sunny and warm with daytime temps in the low 70s.
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