Metro Detroit weather: Isolated afternoon showers possible

Thursday highs near 75 degrees

Thursday evening will become mainly clear and cooler after any shower or storm activity fades away. Temperatures will drop to the 60s.
Thursday evening will become mainly clear and cooler after any shower or storm activity fades away. Temperatures will drop to the 60s.

DETROIT – Thursday afternoon will be mostly to partly sunny and mild to warm. Highs will be in the low 70s with isolated showers and storms possible. Any wet weather will last for only a brief period of time.

Thursday evening will become mainly clear and cooler after any shower or storm activity fades away. Temperatures will drop to the 60s.

Today’s sunset is at 7:53 p.m.

Thursday night will be mostly clear and cool to chilly. Overnight lows will be in the 40s and 50s.

Friday will be mostly sunny and warmer. Highs will be closer to seasonal averages in the middle and upper 70s.

Summery weekend

It will feel like the middle of summer again this weekend and afterward.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and much warmer. Families with backyard pools will be the most popular in the neighborhood. Afternoon temperatures will reach the low 80s to near 85 degrees.

Sunday will be hotter with highs in the middle 80s (some upper 80s closer to the Michigan-Ohio border). Skies will be partly sunny, and there is a chance of showers in the afternoon or evening.

Next week preview

Monday and Tuesday will remain warmer than average with highs in the low 80s under partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies.

Showers are possible from Tuesday to Wednesday.

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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."