Metro Detroit weather: Not as cold Sunday night, Milder Monday

Lows in the middle and upper 20s

Chilly, lovely weather continues Sunday evening under clear skies after a gorgeous blue and peach sunset. Sunday night will be cold but, fortunately, not as frigid as Saturday night or Sunday morning. A southernly wind blows much milder air into the Motor City region as early as Monday.

DETROIT – Welcome to the first Sunday night of March and meteorological spring, Motown.

The wind is now blowing from the south. That means tonight will not be as frigid as previous ones. Lows will be in the middle and upper 20s just after midnight before steadily rising closer to freezing by dawn. Monday will be milder, and warmer weather remains through mid-week. Rain enters our forecast by Wednesday night.

Sunday night will be mostly clear and cold. Overnight lows will be in the middle and upper 20s.

With wind directions switching and coming from the southwest, temperatures climb higher Monday. The sunshine will help. Afternoon temperatures reach the middle and upper 50s.

We will almost have T-shirt weather Tuesday and Wednesday. Skies will be partly sunny. There will be enough of an influx of warm air and enough sunshine to boost temperatures into the low 60s each day.

Wednesday night and Thursday will have rain showers. Thursday will be wet and warm with highs near 60°F or more.

Friday will have leftover showers in the morning. During the day temperatures will reach the upper 50s.

Daylight Saving Time (no “S”) begins the next weekend. Saturday and Sunday will be chillier with highs in the 40s to near 50°F each day. Remember to spring forward by moving your clocks ahead one hour from Saturday night into Sunday. Also, it’s a great idea to change all the batteries and alarms.

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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."