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Metro Detroit weather: Cool with brighter conditions ahead on Sunday

Highs in the mid, upper 50s

Metro Detroit weather: Cool with brighter weather ahead Sunday
Metro Detroit weather: Cool with brighter weather ahead Sunday

DETROITA Freeze Warning is in effect for Lapeer, Sanilac and St. Clair Counties from 12 midnight, tonight, to 8:00 a.m., tomorrow.

Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Cooler weather settles in today after last night’s rain. Skies become sunnier with temperatures only slightly below average. A northwesterly breeze will make it feel brisk. It becomes chillier tonight and milder tomorrow. A big warm up with summer-like temperatures is still ahead afterward.

Sunday morning will be mostly cloudy and cool to chilly. Temperatures will keep dropping after the sunrises. After breakfast, temperatures bottom out in the upper 30s and low 40s. Then the mercury rebounds a bit with midday temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s.

Sunrise is at 6:37 a.m.

Sunday afternoon becomes mostly sunny, but it will be cool. Highs will be in the middle and upper 50s. The air will feel crisp with the northwesterly wind blowing at 10 to 15 miles per hour.

Sunday evening will have fair skies, and it gets chillier. Temperatures fall back to the 40s.

Sunset is at 8:26 p.m.

Sunday night will be mostly clear and chilly. Overnight lows will be in the low and middle 30s.

Monday will be mostly sunny and more Spring like. It will be milder with afternoon temperatures in the low 60s.

A warm front brings a few showers Monday night in the very early Tuesday morning. Behind the front is much warmer air.

Things really heat up Tuesday. Under mostly partly sunny skies, the temperature climbs to the low 80s during the day. This will challenge the record high of 84°F set back in 2009.

Wednesday will be warm. Afternoon temperatures will be at least 10 degrees above average in the middle 70s.

Thursday has a likely chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 60s.

After a cold front moved through, Friday becomes mostly sunny and cooler. It will still feel like spring with highs in the low 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."