Metro Detroit weather: Cool and brighter Saturday

Highs in the middle, upper 50s

Saturday, May 8, 2021 weather forecast
Saturday, May 8, 2021 weather forecast

DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday and Mother’s Day weekend, Motown.

This morning will be rather chilly with emerging sunshine. It remains dry this afternoon with slightly milder conditions than yesterday and the day before, but temperatures remain below average. Chillier with increasing clouds, tonight. Rain returns for Mother’s Day. Sunshine makes a comeback after the holiday weekend.

Saturday morning will be partly sunny and quite chilly. Temperatures start in the middle and upper 30s. Families going out for a morning stroll will need their jackets, hats and sweatshirts to remain warm.

Sunrise is at 6:20 a.m.

Saturday afternoon will be mostly to partly sunny and a little milder. Temperatures will be below average by about 5 degrees. Afternoon temps will be near 60 degrees. Light rain showers are possible in St. Clair and Sanilac Counties.

Clouds gather across all of Southeast Michigan, Saturday evening. Temps will be in the low and mid 50s.

Saturday night will be mostly cloudy and chilly for last minute Mother’s Day shoppers. Lows will be in the low 40s.

Happy Mother’s Day, Sunday! Plan indoor activities for Mom and you family as everyone celebrates. It will be cooler with rain returning, mainly south of 8 Mile Road. Highs will be in the low 50s to near 55 degrees with wet conditions.

Monday will be sunnier again with a bump in daytime temperatures. Highs will be near 60 degrees.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be partly to mostly sunny and mild. The average high this time of year is in the upper 60s. Highs reach the low and middle 60s.

Thursday has a chance of showers with highs in the middle and upper 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."