1st week of spring brings warmer temps, rain chances to Metro Detroit: What to know

Rain possible each day through Thursday

4Warn WeatherGood Monday morning!

Coming off a night of clear skies, it will be a chilly start to your Monday morning with temperatures on either side of 30. The Vernal Equinox is today, meaning we will officially welcome spring at 5:24 p.m.

And just on time, temperatures will rebound to seasonal highs, topping out in the upper 40s.

Today’s sunrise is at 7:37 a.m.

We begin with an ample amount of sunshine this morning, but clouds are expected to increase this afternoon. In fact, we can’t rule out a stray sprinkle or flurry later this evening.

Winds will be breezy as well, coming out of the southwest with gusts between 25-30 mph.

Tonight’s sunset is at 7:45 a.m.

Tonight, we will be under mostly cloudy skies with temperatures falling to near average lows, around freezing.

Warmer temps and rain chances

Tuesday will be partly sunny and warmer, as highs climb into the mid-50s. We will have a stretch of 50-degree days this week, at least through Thursday, with a few rain chances mixed in.

Our first chance of rain arrives Tuesday night into Wednesday. We could see another round Wednesday night into Thursday, where a rumble of thunder will also be possible.

We’ll inch close to 60 degrees on Thursday. It will be breezy before temperatures fall back into the mid-40s for Friday.

The unsettled pattern lingers Friday and Saturday, before milder temperatures and sunshine return to round out the weekend on Sunday.

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About the Author:

Ashlee Baracy is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist who was born and raised in Metro Detroit. You can catch her 4Warn Weather forecasts weekday mornings, at noon and streaming on Local4+.