Tracking rounds of rain Wednesday, Thursday in Metro Detroit: What to expect

Rain expected to begin Wednesday evening

4Warn WeatherGood Wednesday morning!

Conditions are milder with a few spotty sprinkles early this morning.

Today’s sunrise is at 7:34 a.m.

We will be rather dry during most of the daylight hours on Wednesday, though skies will be cloudy. Highs will be back into the low 50s with a southerly breeze.

However, make sure the umbrella is within arm’s reach later today.

Widespread rain showers will push into Metro Detroit from the south this evening, impacting our southern counties closer to the evening rush hour drive.

Tonight’s sunset is at 7:48 p.m.

Rain becomes widespread overnight

The rain will become widespread across the area overnight into Thursday, ahead of a cold front. These showers will be moderate at times, with some embedded thunder possible.

More rounds of rain Thursday

Rain will persist into Thursday morning, making for a wet morning rush hour drive.

Then, a few spotty showers linger into the afternoon.

Highs will be in the mid-50s Thursday, before the cooler air behind the front settles in for Friday.

Colder with more rain Friday, Saturday

High temperatures will drop into the 40s both Friday and Saturday.

More rain moves in overnight Friday into Saturday. The latest data favors rain for most of Southeast Michigan, possibly mixed with wet snow for those closer to the Saginaw Valley.

We’ll bounce back into the 50s on Sunday as we dry out, making that the pick day of the weekend.

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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+.