Metro Detroit weather: Showers, thunderstorms continue into evening

Chillier Tuesday night, milder Wednesday

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DETROIT – Welcome to Tuesday, Motown.

Overview

Widespread rain becomes more scattered Tuesday evening. Much of the wet weather gradually leaves after midnight, and it becomes chillier.

Clouds leave and the sun reappears by Wednesday afternoon, as it gets milder.

After showers late in the workweek, sunshine returns in time for Mother’s Day.

Tuesday

Tuesday afternoon and evening will be soggy and cool. Temperatures hover in the low 50s. Rain will be more widespread north of 8 Mile Road and more scattered farther south and west.

Tuesday evening will have scattered showers. A thunderstorm or two cannot be ruled out. Temperatures remain steady, in the low 50s.

Sunset is at 8:35 p.m.

Tuesday night will be mostly cloudy and chillier. Overnight lows will be in the low 40s in our West and North zones (west of I-275 and north of M-59/Hall Road). The mercury will fall to the mid-40s in the city and elsewhere.

Rest of this week

Wednesday will be cloudy and chilly in the morning and sunnier and milder in the afternoon. Highs will reach the low 60s.

Cinco de Mayo, on Thursday, will go from sunny to mostly cloudy. Showers are possible by the evening and nighttime. Before that, it will be mild, with highs in the low 60s to near 65 degrees.

Friday will be cooler, with showers. Afternoon temperatures will be near 60 degrees.

Saturday will have some showers early, then it will be drier and milder again. Highs in the mid-60s.

Happy Mother’s Day, Sunday! It will be mostly sunny and warmer, with daytime temperatures reaching the low 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."