Metro Detroit weather update: Aug. 9, 2021 afternoon, evening forecast

DETROIT – Here is the Metro Detroit weather forecast update for Aug. 9, 2021 afternoon and evening.

Read: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Oakland, Livingston counties

Local forecast

Storms this afternoon

  • Storms are going this afternoon, scattered across the area moving south to north.
  • So far nothing severe, but it is a possibility with heavy downpours and strong winds.
  • These storms this afternoon should wrap up later this evening.

Storms overnight and early Tuesday

  • Another cluster of showers and storms moves in late overnight and early Tuesday.
  • These could be severe with strong damaging winds being the biggest threat. Hail is also possible.
  • Morning commute will see the biggest impact from these storms.

Few more storms Tuesday afternoon

  • After the morning storms, we should see a break in the action, and then a few more storms will pop up in the afternoon. These again could be severe with damaging winds and downpours/localized flooding being a concern.

Storms chances rest of week

  • The active pattern sticks with us this week. More storms are likely Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Friday a cold front finally moves through and will spark a few showers, maybe a few storms, but that should be the end of the active weather this week.

Hot and humid this week

  • It’s hot. Heat index values the next few days will be in the upper 90s to near 100 degrees.
  • The cold front that moves through Friday will usher in cooler and less humid air over the weekend.
  • SPOILER: The weekend looks great!

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