Here’s when to expect showers as hot weather continues in Metro Detroit

Rain arrives between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m.

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DETROIT – Welcome to Tuesday night, Motown.

Tuesday night goes from clear to cloudy and will be mild. The clouds come with showers and thunderstorms by dawn Wednesday. Wednesday afternoon will be brighter and warmer; Hotter weather arrives at the end of the work week. After a few showers, the weekend will be not as hot but warm.

Clouds arrive Tuesday night. Showers and thunderstorms also arrive, but mainly in the early morning and for tomorrow morning’s commute. Do not be surprised by some heavy downpours or rumbles of thunder, especially north of 8 Mile Road.

Sunrise is at 6 a.m.


Wednesday will be wet in the morning with scattered showers and storms; The afternoon becomes mostly sunny and warmer. Highs will be 85°F.


Thursday becomes hotter under mostly sunny skies. Afternoon temperatures soar to the low 90s.


Friday will be hot and more humid. Afternoon temperatures will be in the low 90s, and heat indices will be in the middle 90s. Remember to drink plenty of water, wear light and loose fitting clothes and stay in or near air-conditioned areas. Above all, keep children and pets away from any empty vehicles.

Weekend forecast

Showers and storms develop late Friday afternoon and Friday night.

Saturday will have lingering showers in the morning and sunny skies in the afternoon. With the passage of a cold front it will not be as hot. Highs will be in the low 80s.

Sunday will be mostly sunny and warm. Daytime temperatures will be in the low 80s.

Next week

Welcome to the Fourth of July! Monday will be mostly to partly sunny with a slight chance of showers. House will be in the middle 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."