Muggy Monday with storms on the horizon

Very warm and humid with thundershowers possible

By Andrew Humphrey, CBM - Meteorologist And Station Scientist
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DETROIT - Much warmer and more muggy air flood into Southeast Michigan Monday. A few isolated downpours cruised over downtown Detroit around 10:45 this morning. Daytime temps will keep rising to near 80 by lunchtime and into the middle and upper 80s this afternoon.

With more humid air, comes more instability. This increases the risk of additional showers and thunderstorms later today. Between 4pm and 9pm, showers will be isolated and hit and miss with some lightning and gusty winds. The chance of more widespread showers and storms increases after sunset.

The National Weather Service has put Detroit, Southeast Michigan and the entire Lower Peninsula in the "Slight Risk" category for severe weather. Damaging winds, heavy rain, hail and frequent lightning are possible tonight and tomorrow.

Stormy skies are likely Tuesday with heavy downpours, gusty winds and lightning. Highs will be near 85 after morning lows in the 60s.

Wet weather remains possible early Wednesday with afternoon temps near 80.

Stability returns for the end of the week. Drier, cooler air arrives Thursday, Friday and Saturday with highs in the 60s to near 70 and mostly sunny skies.

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