Rain chances Thursday night as hot stretch drags on in Metro Detroit

Humidity lowers some Thursday, Friday

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.

DETROITGood Thursday afternoon!

We will see a little bit of cloud cover with moisture from Lake Michigan, but no wet weather is expected during the day today.

Afternoon high temperatures will be in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. Winds will move from the west at 7-17 mph.

So, this hot stretch rolls on, but the humidity will be lower today compared to the last couple of days. Our Thursday will be a much better day to be out in the yard working, or running around at the beach -- although, it’s still going to be plenty warm, requiring the usual precautions of hydration and sunscreen. Don’t forget to be generous with both.

Tonight’s sunset is at 9:03 p.m.

Rain chances tonight

A small disturbance will roll through our skies tonight and overnight, bringing a slight chance of a few rain showers. We can only be so lucky to get a little help from Mother Nature with a free lawn watering. Fingers crossed!

Other than that, we won’t see much in the way of wet weather.

A little less humidity Friday

Our Friday skies will go from partly to mostly sunny throughout the day. We expect the skies to stay mostly sunny most of the afternoon, allowing our highs to land near 90 degrees. Winds will move west at 5-12 mph.

Let’s call Friday the pick day of the week, because the humidity will briefly go down another level, creating a classic late July day here in the D. Enjoy it!

More rain chances this weekend

The weekend gets tricky when it comes to rain chances, with a slight chance for showers Saturday and a much better bet for the wet stuff on Sunday.

Saturday will be scorching hot, and the humidity will be back in that real uncomfortable zone. Highs will hit the upper 80s to low 90s, feeling possibly closer to triple digits.

A couple of pop-up showers cannot be ruled out in the heat of the afternoon, but most of the day should be storm-free until Saturday night. Our shower chances increase late Saturday into Sunday.

Sunday showers look to be more persistent and widespread. Right now, plan for Sunday showers throughout the day with temps in the middle 80s.

Sunday is the crashing of the heat wave. A cold front moving through here at the end of our weekend will bring noticeable temperature changes next week, with temps in the lower and middle 80s for the most part.

Stay tuned as we get a little closer to the weekend, because things may certainly change.

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