Metro Detroit weather: Crisp conditions Saturday morning, gorgeous sunshine this afternoon

Highs in the 70s Mild, marvelous Saturday ahead

Saturday will have fantastic shopping weather for last-minute Father’s Day shoppers.

DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday, Motown.

Saturday will have fantastic shopping weather for last-minute Father’s Day shoppers.

It will be wonderful for everyone with crisp conditions in the morning and gorgeous sunshine in the afternoon. It will be mild today and cool tonight.

More sunshine returns for the start of Juneteenth and Father’s Day on Sunday. A warm front brings the chance of showers and storms tomorrow evening and tomorrow night.

Hotter, more humid weather returns next week in time for the actual start of astronomical summer.

Saturday morning will be clear and cool. Temperatures start in the 50s. The weather will help everyone from people out for their morning walk or bike ride or families going to little league games.

Sunrise is at 5:57 a.m.

Saturday afternoon will be sunny, mild and magnificent. Highs will be in the low 70s to near 75 degrees. There will be a nice northerly breeze for trips to the zoo or walks along the lake.

Saturday evening will be cool and clear. Temperatures will be in the 60s.

Sunset is at 9:13 p.m.

Saturday night will be mainly clear, cool and lovely. We can sleep safely and comfortably with the windows up as temperatures fall to the 40s and 50s.


Happy Father’s Day and welcome to Juneteenth, Sunday. The sun will shine brightly on Detroit and all of Southeast Michigan as we celebrate and reflect. It becomes warmer with afternoon temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

A warm front approaches Sunday night. Clouds will increase and there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Next week

Monday becomes much warmer with emerging sunshine. Highs will be in the middle 80s, and many will notice the humidity slowly increasing.

Tuesday and Wednesday will be hazy, hot, and humid. Astronomical summer begins Tuesday morning at 5:13 with the summer solstice.

The mercury skyrockets and reaches the low and middle 90s. Heat indices will be near and above 100 degrees. The record high temperature is 96 degrees in 1933.

Wednesday’s record high temperature is 98 degrees from 1988. We will be close to it with hazy, hot, and humid conditions. Highs will be in the middle and upper 90s. It will feel like 105 to 110 degrees.

Thursday and Friday will be mostly sunny and hot. Highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees.

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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."