Working towards 90 degrees on Memorial Day: What to know

Sunday will see start of a warmer temps

Saturday evening will be fair and warm. Temperatures will be in the 60s after sunset.

DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday, Motown.

A spectacular day turns into a lovely evening in Detroit and Southeast Michigan. Tonight will be cloudier with a few sprinkles. Sunshine returns tomorrow with higher temperatures. Memorial Day will be hotter for parades and commemorations.

Saturday evening will be fair and warm. Temperatures will be in the 60s after sunset.

Sunset is at 9:00 p.m.

Saturday night becomes mostly cloudy with sprinkles before and just after midnight that will be gone by dawn. It will be mild. Overnight lows will be in the 50s and low 60s. There’s only a slight chance of a widely scattered shower with a warm front on the way.

Sunday becomes mostly sunny and warmer. Afternoon temperatures should reach the low-to-mid 80s.

Welcome to Memorial Day on Monday.

Mother Nature will cooperate for commemorations and parades in the morning and during the middle of the day. The afternoon will be mostly sunny and hotter. Highs will be near 90 degrees or more. With pools and beaches opening back up, this is excellent weather.

Tuesday will feel like the middle of summer again. It will be sunny and hotter with average daytime temperatures back above 90 degrees.

Wednesday will be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. It will be very warm with afternoon temperatures in the middle and upper 80s.

Thursday will have showers and thunderstorms and I will not be as warm. It will be in the low-to-mid 70s.

Friday will be mostly sunny and warm. Highs will be 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."