Metro Detroit weather: Chilly Saturday morning, milder in the afternoon

Highs in the middle, upper 50s

Saturday, April 3, 2021 weather forecast. (WDIV-TV)

Welcome to Saturday and your Easter holiday weekend, Motown.

We’re off to a chilly start, but this afternoon will become milder with some sunshine. It becomes cooler tonight. Easter Sunday is looking fantastic. More sunshine is on the way with even higher temperatures. Milder than average weather will be with us for much of next week.

Saturday morning is starting off with temperatures near or just below freezing. If you’re lucky enough you can take the family outdoors before 7 a.m. to view Saturn and Jupiter in the east-southeastern sky. It will be an inspiration and bring out the astronomer, the scientist, the engineer in your heart. Skies will be mostly clear to partly cloudy.

Sunrise is at 7:12 a.m.

Watch: Saturday morning weather forecast

Saturday afternoon will be partly to mostly sunny and milder. Afternoon temperatures reach the upper 50s. It will be a great day to get the car washed or head to the park or both.

Saturday evening will be partly to mostly cloudy and cool. There’s a chance of a sprinkler especially north of Hall road and into the thumb. Temperatures will be in the low 50s.

Sunset is at 8:02 p.m.

Saturday night will be partly cloudy and mostly clear and chilly. Overnight lows will be in the 30s low 40s.

Happy Easter, Sunday! Southwesterly wind will bring in milder and warmer air. It will be mostly sunny with highs in the middle and upper 60s.

Monday will be partly sunny and mild. Daytime temperatures were 65°F.

Tuesday will have increasing clouds the scattered showers possible. Some remains warmer than average with high temperatures in the middle and upper 60s.

Wednesday will be partly sunny and mild. Highs will be in the low and middle 60s.

Thursday will have a chance of showers with the temperatures reaching the upper 60s in the afternoon.

Friday and next Saturday will be cooler. House will be in the upper 50s to near 60°F under partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies. Scattered showers are possible.

Marine Forecast

Lake Erie

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SSW10-18 knots; Waves: 1 to 2 feet; Water Temp: 38 degrees.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Wind: WSW 6-12 knots. Waves: 0 to 2 feet. Water Temp: 38 degrees.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SE 2-6 knots; Waves: 0-1 foot. Water Temps: 38 degrees.

Lake St. Clair

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SSW 10-18 knots; Waves: 1 to 2 feet; Water Temp: 35 degrees.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Wind: WSW 6-12 knots. Waves: 0 to 2 feet. Water Temp: 35 degrees.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SE 2-6 knots; Waves: 0-1 foot. Water Temps: 35 degrees.

Lake Huron

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SSW 10-18 knots; Waves: 1 to 2 feet; Water Temp: 34 degrees.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy. Wind: WSW 6-12 knots. Waves: 0 to 2 feet. Water Temp: 34 degrees.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind: SE 2-6 knots; Waves: 0-1 foot. Water Temps: 34 degrees.

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