Isolated rain possible Sunday, but sun expected to stick around for a few days in Metro Detroit

Sunday highs in low 80s with warm days, cooler nights ahead

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Sunday afternoon, Motown.

Today started off with a little bit of rain and finishes with some sunshine and warmth. Tonight becomes cooler with clearing skies. The stage is set for fantastic weather before, during and after Monday’s fireworks. Then, it becomes hotter later this week.

Sunday forecast

Sunday afternoon will be partly sunny and warm with a slim chance of an isolated shower. Highs will be in the lower-to-middle 80s. There is a slimmer chance of an isolate shower before the afternoon is over.

Sunday evening will be mostly cloudy and mild. Temperatures will be in the 70s.

Today’s sunset is at 9:14 p.m.

Skies will clear out nicely Sunday night. It will become cooler with overnight lows falling to the 50s.

Planet spotting Monday morning

Early Monday morning, between 4:45 and 5:15 a.m., five planets will be visible in the eastern sky: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will appear almost in a straight line.

Monday’s weather will be absolutely wonderful as people set up for the Ford fireworks along the Detroit river.

Ford Fireworks forecast

Temperatures will rise to the middle and upper 70s during the afternoon under sunny skies.

It will remain dry and pleasant in Detroit and Windsor in the evening. Temperatures will fall to the 60s as the sun sets and when the first fireworks are launched.

Folks may want to pack a sweatshirt or a jacket, because it gets even cooler by the time the big show is over. Temperatures will fall to the low 60s and 50s for the ride home.

Next week preview

Tuesday will be sunny and warmer. Afternoon highs will be in the seasonable 80s.

Wednesday will have spotty showers and probably sunny skies. It will be warm with daytime temperatures reaching the middle 80s.

Thursday will be hotter under mostly sunny skies. Highs will be around 90 degrees.

Rain will arrive in late Thursday and into early Friday. Friday will have scattered showers and it will be warm with highs in the upper 80s.

Saturday will be mostly cloudy to partly sunny and warm. Temps should be in the low 80s.

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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."