Metro Detroit weather: Heat breaks, some rain chances linger

Thursday highs in upper 70s

The heat and humidity has officially broken for now, and that means high temps today will rest in the upper 70s with winds becoming N at 5-12 mph.
The heat and humidity has officially broken for now, and that means high temps today will rest in the upper 70s with winds becoming N at 5-12 mph.

DETROIT – The heat and humidity has officially broken for now, and that means high temps today will rest in the upper 70s with winds becoming N at 5-12 mph.

The cooler flow of air over the Great Lakes will keep some clouds pouring in, and may also bring a few showers, late morning into the afternoon. Isolated rain showers will not dominate the day, but may trickle in here and there on the lighter side. It’s going to be a beautiful evening as temps continue to cool into the comfy category.

Thursday’s sunset is at 9:13 p.m.

Pleasant temps Friday, Saturday

Friday will be another day in the 70s after a nice, cool dip into the 50s early in the morning.

We expect a sunny start Friday with clouds increasing as the winds start to pick up NNW at 5-15 gusting to 23 mph. Once again, that will create some afternoon cloud cover and the possibility of a random shower or two off of Lake Huron, so mainly in our North Zone. Again, don’t cancel your plans or bank on rain for the grass and garden, because they will be confined to a few spots east and north of Metro Detroit.

Saturday is the pick day of this coming holiday weekend, with highs flirting with 80 degrees after another pleasant morning in the upper 50s.

Look for a nice mix of sun and a few clouds with highs in the upper 70s for most of Metro Detroit.

Fourth of July forecast

Get ready for that summer heat and humidity to return Sunday, the Fourth of July.

Highs will be near 90 degrees and it will start to get a bit muggy again. An isolated, heat induced pop-up shower or two is possible Sunday, and Monday, with a better chance for showers and storms on Tuesday of next week. Stay tuned!

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