DETROIT – Good Wednesday morning!
We are in pretty good shape as you head out with cooler temperatures in the 40s to low and mid 50s under mostly clear skies.
We will see a decent amount of sunshine through the morning, so grab the sunglasses ... and the umbrella, because we just may need it later today. But you are good to go with dry conditions through the first half of the day before the threat for rain returns later.
Today’s sunrise was at 5:57 a.m.
Most of Metro Detroit will enjoy an abundance of sunshine during the morning hours with increasing clouds as we head through midday.
High temperatures will make it into the low to maybe middle 70s in most of the area, while parts of our North Zone may not get out of the upper 60s. Winds will be on the lighter side, moving SE at 5-10 mph.
Rain showers will be present after 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. today. These showers will be scattered and on the lighter side, as a little bit of dry air over SE Lower Michigan and Southern Ontario will try to fend off the first batch of showers.
Today’s sunset is at 9:08 a.m.
Better rain chances tonight, then nice Thursday
We will see better rain chances around or just after the sun sets today, making for a wet night tonight and overnight into early Thursday. These look to be just garden variety rain showers without any fear of thunder, lightning or anything strong or severe.
The rain will create slow driving conditions for the Thursday morning drive. Most of the rain will be squeezed from the clouds before 8 a.m. Thursday. Then we’ll have a nice blend of sun and clouds with highs in the low-to-mid 70s.
The only real threat for showers later tomorrow will be with a lingering front draped over Lake Huron and parts of our North Zone up in The Thumb.
Some rain chances Friday
Friday looks to be a decent day as we stay in the cooler pattern which brings us morning lows in the low to mid-50s and highs in the low-to-mid 70s.
There is a chance for a few spotty showers in the heat of the afternoon on Friday, or after 2 p.m.-3 p.m. -- though most of us will likely not see much wet weather.
Saturday looks very similar to Friday, with those mid-50s to mid-70s and early sunshine becoming partly sunny through the afternoon. There is a slight chance for an afternoon shower or two, but don’t cancel any of your plans.
Sunday may be a slightly better bet for getting a little bit of rain around Metro Detroit, as our computer model data is hinting at showers in the later morning and early afternoon. Sunday will have mostly to partly sunny skies.
Those waiting for a warm up will have to wait until next week, as our highs will head back toward 80 degrees or warmer starting Monday and Tuesday.
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