Metro Detroit weather: Highs near 80s Sunday with showers, storms possible

Region at ‘marginal risk’ for strong-to-severe storms

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DETROITWelcome to Sunday, Motown.

It still feels like summer today, showers and thunderstorms are possible ahead of a cold front. After the front passes, it becomes cooler tonight and tomorrow and chillier mid-week.

Today’s sunrise is at 6:39 a.m.

Sunday will be bright in the morning. Temperatures start in the 50s and low 60s.

This morning and the middle of the day will be the driest portions of today.

Sunday afternoon will be partly sunny and much warmer again. Highs will be near 80 degrees.

Showers and thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon and evening, mainly after 3 p.m. There is a marginal risk of strong-to-severe storms with heavy rain, frequent lightning and damaging wind and hail.

Here is your storm timeline:

  • Until 3 PM: Partly sunny, warm and dry.
  • 3 PM to 5 PM: Isolated showers and thunderstorms develop and arrive from the west and southwest.
  • 5 PM to 11 PM: Numerous showers and storms will gather.

Here are the potential hazards:

  • Damaging wind and wind gusts of 55 mph or faster
  • Hail as large as 1 in. in diameter
  • Torrential rain causing localized flooding
  • Frequent lightning
  • Isolate tornado (low risk but can not be ruled out)

Today’s sunset is at 8:25 p.m.

Sunday night will be cool and wet. Scattered rain showers are possible overnight, with lows in the low and middle 50s.

More rain Monday

Monday will be cooler with scattered showers. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 60s.

Sunny skies next week

Tuesday and Wednesday will be chillier with sunnier skies. Tuesday will be partly sunny with highs in the low 50s.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny, with highs in the middle and upper 40s.

Temperatures will rebound and rise to the 50s Thursday. Skies will be mostly sunny.

Friday and Saturday will be partly sunny and mild with a chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 50s each day.

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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."