Metro Detroit weather: Heavy winds Sunday with falling temperatures

Wind gusts near 50 mph

Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020 weather forecast

DETROITA High Wind Warning is in effect for Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan from 11:00 a.m. until 7 p.m. tonight.

Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Our up and down weather has now thrown high winds into the mix all day, today, and this evening. Keep both hands on the steering wheel while driving and be prepared for power outages and flying debris. Plus, the first half of the day will be wet, and temperatures fall during the day’s second half.

Sunday morning will have rain showers that will be heavier at times with the temperatures in the 40s and 50s. Staying away from the freezing mark is the only silver lining for today. The wind at breakfast time will be harsh; out of the south at 15 to 30 mph with wind gusts near 40 mph or more.

Sunrise is at 7:24 a.m.

It remains windy Sunday afternoon. The mercury drops after lunchtime from near 50° to near 40°F as wind speeds increase and wind gusts heighten.

Sustained winds with low at 20 to 30 mph, and wind gusts will be as high as 50 mph. You have to be outdoor, Watch out for wind blown debris or downed power lines. If you come across any downed wires, please stay away and keep everyone far away and call the authorities immediately.

Also, with the start of Firearm Deer Hunting Season, falling branches and trees are a huge hazard.

Finally, it’s a good idea to charge her mobile devices early. If generators have to be used, make sure they are, at least, 25 feet away from your home. Extinguish any fires from candles or fireplaces before bed.

Sunset is at 5:11 p.m.

Sunday evening will be colder and still windy. Temperatures will be in the 30s with wind gust still near 50 mph.

Winds die down, but it will still be breezy Sunday night. Wind gusts will be down to 35 mph, and sustained winds will be between 15 and 25 mph. It becomes colder with overnight lows in the 20s and low 30s by dawn.

Monday will be partly sunny and chilly. It will be breezy with high temperatures in the middle 40s.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be mostly sunny and a little chillier. Afternoon temperatures will reach 40° to 45°F

Thursday will be partly sunny to mostly cloudy but with higher temperatures. Daytime readings will be in the low 50s.

Friday will be partly sunny and milder. Afternoon highs will be in the upper 50s.

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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."