Metro Detroit weather: Breezy with sunshine, rising temps

Sunday highs near 40 degrees

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Sunday afternoon!

Today’s weather will be perfect for skiing, ice skating and going to the Winter Blast in Royal Oak. It will remain mostly sunny with temperatures above freezing. Highs will be in the upper 30s to near 40°F with enough sunshine.

Skies will be fair, and temperatures will be in the middle and low 30s Sunday evening.

Today’s sunset is at 6:12 p.m.

Sunday night will be partly cloudy and chilly. Overnight lows will be near 30°F. Our furnaces will not have to work as hard as they did the past few nights. Pets should remain indoors, though.

Mild Monday

Monday goes from partly sunny to mostly cloudy. It will be chilly but milder than average again. Highs will be near 40°F.

Wet weather, cold returns

Our next low pressure system arrives Monday night into Tuesday. Temperatures will be close to freezing, especially north of 8 Mile Road, Monday night as clouds lower and thicken. There is a chance of a wintry mix in these neighborhoods. With an influx of warm air, any wintry precipitation will turn to rain as Tuesday progresses.

Tuesday afternoon temperatures will be between 40-45 degrees.

Wednesday will become colder again under partly sunny skies. It will be breezy with highs back in the upper 20s.

Thursday and Friday will be cloudier with a chance of snow showers. The mercury will be in the mid-20s each day.

Saturday become sunnier. It will be chilly with highs near 30°F or just a bit higher.

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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."