Metro Detroit weather: Humid Sunday night, hotter Memorial Day with scattered storms

Overnight lows in the middle and upper 60s

Metro Detroit weather: Humid Sunday night, May 24, 2020, 11 p.m. update
Metro Detroit weather: Humid Sunday night, May 24, 2020, 11 p.m. update
  • A Flood Warning is in effect along the Huron River near Hamburg in Livingston County

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday evening and Memorial Day weekend, Motown!

Scattered showers and storms from the late afternoon and evening are departing and dissipating. A southerly wind continues the flow of summer-like air overnight and Memorial Day. Temperatures skyrocket, Monday afternoon, as scattered showers and storms re-form.

Sunday night will be mostly cloudy, warm and muggy. Overnight lows will be in the upper 60s.

Welcome to Memorial Day, Monday! Commemorations, parades and gatherings will have dry conditions in the morning and midday. Temperatures rise quickly from the 60s in the morning to the middle and upper 80s in the afternoon. The record high temperature is 90°F, set in 2012. If the mercury does not rise that high, it will feel like it. Showers and thunderstorms bloom again in the heat of the afternoon.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday have the same summer-like pattern. It will be in the middle and upper 80s each day. Tuesday and Wednesday have a chance of on and off showers and thunderstorms each afternoon. Thursday has a more likely chance of showers and thunderstorm activity.

Friday will have high temperatures in the low 80s with scattered showers.

MARINE FORECAST

Lake Erie

Monday: Wind S 9-14 knots, Waves 1-2 ft., Water Temp 53 degrees

Lake Huron

Monday: Wind SSE 10-15 knots, Waves 1-2 ft., Water Temp 51 degrees

Lake St. Clair

Monday: Wind S 6-12 knots, Waves 0-2 ft., Water Temp 53 degrees

UP NORTH FORECAST

Northern Lower Peninsula

Monday: Mostly cloudy, warmer, showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the middle and upper 70s.

Upper Peninsula

Monday: Mostly cloudy, showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the low and middle 70s.

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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."