Metro Detroit weather: Welcoming dry, stable, cooler air

Tuesday highs in upper 70s, low 80s

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITHappy Tasty Tuesday!

Mostly clear skies are filling in with some cloudy spots around Metro Detroit this morning.

Cooler air has been slowly pumping into Pure Michigan overnight, and lows are dipping into the upper 50s to low 60s. Cloud cover will be the determining factor for highs later today, with plenty of clouds coming and going. No rain threats for today.

Today’s sunrise was at 6:58 a.m.

Metro Detroit will have arguably some of the best weather in the country for the next few days.

Scattered clouds will develop Tuesday as cooler air keeps coming over the lake water, which will produce some cumulus clouds for us throughout the morning and afternoon. Former Hurricane Ida is moving farther north today and will try to spread a little high cloud cover our way. Still, we will have some milky sunshine, highs in the upper 70s to low 80s and a nice breeze moving N at 5-12 mph. Ida will stay to our south and east as an upper level ridge builds over the middle of the country. Surface high pressure will bring very stable weather for the days ahead.

Tuesday’s sunset is at 8:08 p.m.

Week ahead

Wednesday will bring brighter skies, but we may still see some high clouds from Ida during the morning hours. Morning lows will dip into the 50s mid-week, keeping these great sleeping nights in play all week.

Wednesday will feature afternoon sunshine with some wispy high clouds and temps just shy of 80°F, with winds moving NNE at 5-15 mph.

Thursday will be even brighter, after a cool-ish start in the low and mid 50s. Thursday highs will only warm into the upper 70,s and a few of you may hit 80°F.

Friday looks fabulous and likely dry, though our dry air will battle against some Pacific moisture moving into Michigan late Friday into early Saturday. Right now, it looks like showers and storms will stay west of us. So, the Arts, Beats, and Eats weekend in Royal Oak looks mostly fantastic.

One timeframe we are watching for showers is late Saturday and early Sunday, but the timing has not come into clear focus yet. You should plan on some rain and thunder around by dinner time on Saturday and into Saturday night.

Highs should get back into the low 80s both Saturday and Sunday, with any leftover rain ending early Sunday. We’ll keep you posted while you enjoy some spectacular and well deserved comfortable weather for a while.

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