DETROIT – Good Tuesday morning!
Scattered rain and thunderstorms from Monday night have moved out of the area and Metro Detroit is under mostly clear skies. A cold front moved through SE Lower Michigan before sunrise.
Early morning temperatures are in the mid and upper 70s with a bit of humidity in the air. We should see slightly cooler temps taking shape behind the cold front, which means it will be in the mid 60s to near 70 degrees as you head out today.
Let’s call today a classic summer day here in the middle of July. It will be warm and muggy, but not too hot and humid, with an isolated shower or two possible later this afternoon.
Today’s sunrise was at 6:08 a.m.
The skies will become partly cloudy through the morning and afternoon. High temperatures are expected to land in the lower 80s.
The winds have shifted WNW at 5-15 mph, gusting to 15-25 mph at times. Clouds are coming and going from Lake Michigan. We will see a few thicker clouds, especially over the Thumb.
We’ll see some of the best shower chances after lunch today.
Most of us won’t see a drip or a drop, though, so keep your outdoor plans in place with slightly drier and cooler air filtering in Tuesday. If you were lucky enough to get rain last night, you can give watering a break today with a few isolated showers possible this afternoon, and a better chance for scattered wet weather tomorrow.
Today’s sunset is at 9:10 p.m.
Wet weather Wednesday
The next weather maker is a cool front coming into SE Lower Michigan and Southern Ontario Wednesday morning.
We will see scattered, non severe showers and storms before sunrise Wednesday. Then, we’ll have drier conditions through the late morning and early afternoon.
Then, we may see more scattered showers in the mid-to-late afternoon hours. Wednesday highs will be in the upper 70s to near 80F.
More comfortable end to the week
The most comfortable days of the week will be Thursday and Friday. Metro Detroit will get great sleeping weather with temps in the 50s both Thursday and Friday morning.
Thursday afternoon looks like wall-to-wall sunshine with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Friday will be nearly identical, but highs will be slightly warmer in the low-to-mid 80s in tons of sunshine.
Some weekend showers possible
The weekend ahead looks mostly dry and warming into the mid and upper 80s both days. Right now, the computer models show mostly sunny skies becoming partly sunny Saturday and a few showers possible on and off Sunday.
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