Metro Detroit weather: High heat, humidity return next week

Highs near 75 degrees on Saturday

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DETROIT – Welcome to Saturday, Motown.

The weather today and this weekend is amazing. It will be mild with blue skies today.

We will have comfortable sleeping weather tonight. Tomorrow will be warmer with more sunshine. A warm front with showers arrives early Monday.

Then, high heat and humidity return by the middle of next week in time for the beginning of astronomical summer.

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.

Sunday

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."