Sunshine to start Detroit's holiday weekend

Closer to above 50 degrees Easter Weekend

By Andrew Humphrey, CBM - Meteorologist And Station Scientist
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DETROIT - Good Friday will have good weather in Detroit.  The morning will be fair and chilly with temps near 30.  Afternoon highs will be close to the early-Spring average of 51 degrees. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sweet 16 watchers will have dry roads Friday night. Michigan and Michigan State fans will need a jacket when traveling to their favorite sports bar. Nighttime lows will be in the low 30s. Any Spartans driving to Indianapolis will encounter the same chilly, dry weather.

Saturday will be mostly sunny and mild with highs near 55.

Easter Sunday has a chance of scattered rain mainly in the morning and mid-day. Anyone going to services or Easter egg hunts will need raincoats and umbrellas. The afternoon will be cloudy but drier with highs near 50.

Chillier air returns for April Fools' Day, Monday and early next week.

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