Metro Detroit weather: Warm and dry Sunday morning with storms on the horizon

Marginal risk of strong, severe storms

Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 weather forecast
Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 weather forecast

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Fall is under two weeks away, but it definitely will feel like summer today. It becomes hotter and more humid. Showers and storms move in too. The final full week of summer will be warmer than average, too.

Sunday morning will be partly cloudy and warm. Temperatures start in the upper 60s and low 70s.

Sunrise is at 7:10 a.m.

The Detroit Lions host the San Francisco 49ers at Ford Field at 1 p.m. We’ll have dry weather for tailgaters, but the ride home will be wet, especially for any football fans headed north and driving closer to sunset.

Sunday afternoon will be partly sunny, muggy and relatively hot. Temperatures reach the middle and upper 80s. Scattered showers are possible after 2 p.m. There is a better chance of heavier and more widespread wet and stormy weather in the Motor City and north of Eight Mile Road after 5 p.m. and toward nightfall.

Any wet weather is gone by daybreak, Monday. The day will be mostly sunny and warm. Highs near 80 degrees or just a bit more.

Tuesday will be steamy, again, with sunshine and clouds and the mercury returning to the middle and upper 80s. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible.

Wednesday will be warm with a chance of showers, too. It will be partly sunny with highs in the low and middle 80s.

Thursday and Friday will be partly sunny and warm. Highs near 80 degrees.

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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."