DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday, Motown.
This weekend is getting hotter. After a cool to mild start, both Saturday and Sunday afternoons will be sizzling. Showers and storms are in the forecast, but not until the end of the weekend and more likely when the sun goes down. Day time hours of the weekend will be dry for everyone in the region.
Saturday afternoon will be sunny and hot. Even the gentlest southerly wind will bring hotter air. People and families will need to make sure children and pets stay away from unattended vehicles while they social distance and wear masks. Drink lots of water because temperatures rise to the upper 80s during the heat of the afternoon.
Saturday evening will be clear and warm with temperatures near 80 degrees.
Sunset is at 8:59 p.m.
Saturday night will be clear and mild. Overnight lows will be in the 60s.
Tropical Storm Hanna was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday, moving toward the Texas coast and threatening to bring heavy rain, storm surge and possible tornadoes to a part of the country trying to cope with a surge in coronavirus cases.
SUNDAY'S WEATHER AND BEYOND
The friz-factor gets turned to “high” Sunday. It will be mostly sunny and hotter with afternoon temps in the low 90s. Heat indices will be in the middle 90s.
Showers and thunderstorms arrive and develop Sunday night and Monday morning. Heavy downpours, dangerous lightning and gusty winds are possible, especially during the overnight hours.
Monday will be very warm and muggy with highs in the upper 80s. Showers and thunderstorms are possible.
Tuesday and Wednesday temps return to more seasonable levels with lower humidity. Highs will be in the low 80s with abundant sunshine each day.
Saturday: Wind SSE 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 79 degrees
Saturday Night: Wind S 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 80 degrees
Sunday: Wind SW 10-15 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 80 degrees
Saturday: Wind ESE 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 72 degrees
Saturday Night: Wind S 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 73 degrees
Sunday: Wind SW 10-15 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 73 degrees
Lake St. Clair
Saturday: Wind SSE 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 75 degrees
Saturday Night: Wind S 4-8 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 76 degrees
Sunday: Wind SW 10-15 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 76 degrees
UP NORTH FORECAST
Northern Lower Peninsula
Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot. Highs in the upper 80s.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy and warm. Lows in the 60s.
Sunday: Partly sunny, hot with scattered storms and showers. Highs in the mid and upper 80s.
Saturday: Partly sunny and very warm. Highs near 85 degrees.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy and mild. Lows in the 60s.
Sunday: Partly sunny to mostly cloudy with showers and storms. Highs in the mid 80s.
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