Metro Detroit weather: Wet weather Sunday afternoon, some lightning

Highs above 70 degrees

Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021 afternoon weather forecast update

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

Scattered showers plus a rumble or two of thunder are possible the rest of today. It remains mild. We must keep our umbrellas handy and use our safe-driving skills tonight and tomorrow, as well. Overall, it will be a warmer than average week with more showers in the forecast.

Sunday afternoon will have rain showers, as well. There will be periods where the rainfall will be heavy at times with a thunderstorm possible. Highs reach 70 to 75 degrees under mostly cloudy and overcast skies.

Sunset is at 7:12 p.m.

Rain showers remain in the forecast as we sit down for dinner Sunday evening. Temperatures will be in the middle 60s.

An area of low pressure comes spinning overhead from supper time to bedtime Sunday night will keep a chance of rain showers in our forecast tonight. It will be cool with overnight lows in the low 60s.

On and off rain lingers into Monday. Afternoon temperatures will be near 70°F or more as the clouds break apart a bit. Under partly sunny skies, some afternoon rain showers might be heavier at times.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be partly to mostly sunny with some unsettled weather persisting. On and off rain is possible each afternoon. Daytime temperatures reach the low 70s.

Clouds mixed with sunshine remain Thursday and Friday with scattered showers still possible. Afternoon highs will be between 70 and 75 degrees.

Saturday and Sunday will be brighter and drier. It remains warmer than average with highs in the middle 70s.

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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."