Showers and thunderstorms after midnight, early tomorrow morning

Lows in the low 70s

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DETROIT – Welcome to Tuesday night, Motown.

Here we go, again. It’s very warm. It’s muggy. Overnight showers and thunderstorms are possible. Tomorrow will be just as hot and humid as today and the day before. More storms are possible tomorrow night. Lower humidity and lower temps do not arrive until the end of this week.

A line of thunderstorms is moving across the Lower Peninsula and will arrive in Southeast Michigan while many Detroiters are sleeping Tuesday night. It will be mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with no showers until about 3:00 a.m.

The first raindrops will be felt and the first rumbles of thunder will be heard in Livingston, Washtenaw and Lenawee Counties at 3:00 a.m. and shortly afterward when storms arrive. They travel across Southeast Michigan, including Detroit, from 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A Slight Risk of strong to severe storms remain. Pounding rain, frequent lightning and gusty winds are possible before and just after sunrise, Wednesday.

Sunrise is at 6:37 a.m.

Wednesday will be partly sunny, hot and humid again. Highs will be near 90 degrees with heat indices in the middle and upper 90s. Continue performing the good summer-weather-habits of drinking water, wearing light and loose fitting clothes and staying near or in air conditioned areas to stay cool, hydrated and healthy. There is Marginal to Slight risk of strong to severe storms.

Thursday has the same weather with storms early and high heat and humidity in the afternoon. Daytime temperatures near 90 and heat indices near 100 degrees (the highest this week).

Relief arrives Friday. More comfortable air blows in on the heels of some morning showers. Highs will be near 85, but it will gradually feel less oppressive.

Saturday and Sunday will be mostly sunny, warm and delightful. Highs will be in the low 80s.

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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."