Metro Detroit weather: Fair skies as 3 planets align Saturday evening

Overnight lows in low, middle 20s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITWelcome to Saturday evening, Motown.

After highs in the low 40s and sunshine all day, skies will be fair Saturday evening. An amazing three-planet conjunction has a good chance of being visible as it becomes chillier at night. It becomes colder throughout the night Saturday. Sunday will have a few more clouds but will remain dry.

Saturday evening will be fair and colder. Temps will be in the low 30s.

The Jupiter-Saturn conjunction Saturday will be joined by our solar system’s smallest planet, Mercury. The trio of planets will be visible in the south-southwest sky at dinner time.

Saturday night will be mainly clear and cold. Overnight lows return to the low and middle 20s, which is barely higher than the average low temperature of 19 degrees.

Sunday will be partly sunny and chilly. Highs will be near 35 degrees. Coats, hats and scarves will be needed to stay warm outside Crisler Arena during the 1 p.m. Michigan women’s basketball game against Illinois, outside the Breslin Center during the 3 p.m. women’s basketball game against Nebraska at Michigan State University and outside Little Caesar’s Arena during the 3 p.m. Detroit Pistons game against the Utah Jazz.

Monday will be partly sunny and chilly. Highs will be near 35 degrees.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be the same. We’ll have a mixture of clouds and sun. Chilly with afternoon temperatures in the middle 30s and nighttime/early morning temps in the 20s.

Thursday and Friday will have cloudier skies with Thursday rain showers turning to snow showers Thursday night and Friday. Light snow accumulations from a trace to 1 inch are expected during this time.

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