Mostly beautiful weekend in Metro Detroit, with some Sunday rain chances: What to know

Highs near 70 degrees

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DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday, Motown.

More terrific weather is in store for today. Temperatures will be lower than average under abundant sunshine. Tonight will be fair and cool. We will have increasing clouds tomorrow with a chance of showers. It will not be a washout. More persistent showers are possible Monday, and umbrellas may still be needed a couple of days afterward.

Saturday’s forecast

Saturday morning will be chilly and clear. Early risers would have had a chance to see four planets of our solar system in a straight line in the eastern and southeastern sky; Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.

The Detroit Grand Prix will have perfect weather for the drivers and spectators. It will be cooler than average and mild. Tempartaure highs will be there 70°F.

Saturday evening will be mostly cloudy and cool. Temperatures will be in the 60s. It will be mostly dry for dining outdoors or relaxing in the backyard.

Sunset is at 9:05 p.m.

Clouds lower and thicken Saturday night, and it remains cool. Overnight lows will be in the 50s.

Light to moderate rain showers arrive by early Sunday morning just before dawn.

Sunrise is at 5:58 a.m.

What to expect for Sunday

The wettest portion of Sunday will be in the morning with light to moderate rain. Showers leave by midday and for afternoon activities at the Detroit Grand Prix on Belle Isle and elsewhere. Scattered sprinkles are possible in the afternoon. It becomes warmer with a southerly wind. Temps rise to the middle and upper 70s in places with more sunshine and in the low 70s in locations with less.

Taking a look into next week

Showers in a few thunderstorms or more likely Monday, especially in the afternoon and evening. Temperatures are above average again as the mercury rises to near 80°F.

Tuesday will be partly sunny with scattered showers. It will be seasonably warm with highs in the middle 70s.

We have the same type of weather Wednesday highs in the mid 70s and scattered showers.

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