Cool, sunny Saturday afternoon

Highs in the 60s

By Andrew Humphrey, CBM - Meteorologist And Station Scientist
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DETROIT - Fans of the Michigan Wolverines will need their favorite maize and blue jackets or sweatshirts for the noon game agains Akron at Michigan Stadium. Temps will be near 60 at kickoff. By games end and the after the 2pm start of the Michigan State/Youngstown State match-up, temps will rise to the middle and upper 60s. The wind will be blowing from the northwest at 6 to 12 mph.

Avid boaters will have blue skies overhead, too. Small Craft Advisories will be removed before morning. Waves will be 0 to 2 feet with a northwesterly wind 7 to 14 knots.

Saturday evening will be clear and spectacular for the Tigers game at Comerica Park. First pitch is at 7:08pm ET. Detroit is taking on the Kansas City Royals to strengthen their standing and MLB playoff position. Temps will fall back to 60 degrees during the first half of the game. An extra Tigers sweatshirt, knit gloves and a cap will help fans stay warm and comfortable.

Sunset is at 7:44pm ET for people observing Yom Kippur.

Saturday night will be cool, but not as chilly as the morning. Overnight lows will be 55 degrees or less under fair skies.

Sunday will be dry in the morning, but there is a chance of afternoon and evening rain showers. They will be scattered and may affect the 1pm Tigers/Royals game in downtown Detroit. The Lions are away in Arizona taking on the Cardinals. Afternoon temps will be near 70 degrees.

Monday becomes bright but cooler again with mostly sunny skies and highs near 65. Another warming trend arrive Tuesday and stays for the rest of the week. Tuesday and Wednesday will be near 70. Temps will be near 80 degrees later in the week. 

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