Metro Detroit weather: Partly cloudy and becoming chilly, Saturday night

Lows in the 40s and low 50s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.
Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday night, Motown.

A shift is already occurring in Detroit area weather. Many have experienced a 10 to 15 degree temperature drop with a wind direction shift ushering in chillier air. Skies will become partly cloudy overnight and will have more sunshine tomorrow. Jackets will be needed outdoors the rest of the weekend.

Saturday night goes from cloudy and wet to partly cloudy and dry. It becomes much cooler with the passage of a cold front. Overnight lows will be in the 40s and low 50s. Air conditioners will have to be switched to heaters.

Sunday will be partly sunny and cooler. It will be crisp with more beautiful fall colors. Highs will be in the low and middle 60s.

Clouds and scattered showers return, Monday. It will be milder with afternoon temperatures in the low 70s.

Another cold front brings cooler weather again, mid-week. Tuesday will be mostly sunny and cool. Highs will be in the middle 60s. Wednesday will have blue skies with daytime temperatures in the low and middle 60s.

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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."