Metro Detroit weather: Brighter, autumn-like Sunday afternoon

Highs in the low 60s

Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 weather forecast update

DETROIT – Welcome to Sunday, Motown.

High pressure settles in this afternoon, tonight and for the next few days. This means skies get brighter and daytime temperatures rise higher. The afternoon will be seasonable. After a chilly night, it becomes warmer tomorrow through mid-week. Showers and cooler conditions come back afterward.

Sunday afternoon will be mostly sunny. The mercury rises to the low 60s, which is seasonable. Weather will be wonderful for tailgaters and football fans and people outside Ford Field during the 1 p.m. Detroit Lions game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Sunset is at 6:48 p.m.

Sunday evening will be clear and cool with temperatures in the 50s.

Sunday night becomes chilly again. Under clear skies, overnight lows will be in the upper 30s and low 40s.

Monday will have more blue skies and higher temperatures. The mercury climbs to the middle 60s in the afternoon.

Tuesday will be another day for outdoor recess with the kids and great weather for afterschool activities. It will be sunny with daytime temperatures near 70°F.

Wednesday and Thursday will be just as warm, if not warmer with highs near 70°F or a bit more under beautiful sunshine.

The next chance of rain will be Wednesday night and Thursday. Thursday will be cooler under mostly cloudy to overcast skies. Highs will be in the middle 60s.

Friday and Saturday will be brighter but cooler. Skies will be mostly sunny on each day with highs in the low 60s on Friday and in the 50s on Saturday.

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