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Metro Detroit weather: Mild start with upper 70s later

Shower chances Wednesday

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.
Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITWelcome to Tuesday!

There are no weather issues as you head out and about around Metro Detroit on this Tuesday morning. Skies are partly cloudy and there is no rain or fog around. Temps begin in the upper 40s to low and mid 50s if you’re spending any time outdoors.

Tuesday’s sunrise was at 6:09 a.m.

We will see plenty of sunshine Tuesday sunshine with some of those high, thin clouds mixed in during the morning and early afternoon. The high clouds will increase and thicken later in the afternoon as highs hit the upper 70s and light winds SSE move at 5-10 mph. Some east-side locations may stay slightly cooler with winds off Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair.

No rain in the forecast today!

Tuesday’s sunset is at 8:51 p.m.

Some rain, lots of sun

A warm front moves into SE Michigan on Wednesday and will bring in more clouds and a few showers before the warm and muggy stuff settles in. Scattered showers both in the morning and later in the afternoon are possible Wednesday, with highs in the mid to upper 70s -- but 80s are possible if we get some afternoon sun mixing in.

Thursday and Friday will be a taste of summer in mid-May here in Metro Detroit. High temps will be in the mid to upper 80s, flirting with 90 degrees Thursday through Sunday, nearing some local record highs.

The big variable will be cloud cover possibly limiting temps on Friday and Saturday. Thursday looks great with mostly sunshine and highs in the mid to upper 80s. The humidity adds another layer Friday and Saturday as we approach 90 degrees, feeling even warmer.

We’ll be on the lookout for shower chances, especially Sunday and Monday.

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