MORNING FOG THEN WARMER WITH A LATE DAY T'STORM ... MUCH WARMER SATURDAY WITH ISOLATED T'STORMS ... SCATTERED T'STORMS SUNDAY ... JOIN US THROUGH 9 AM!!!
Friday: Morning showers are possible at the Lake Shore. Foggy then trending partly sunny, and warmer. Thunderstorms develop around dinnertime. Highs in the lower 70s inland, upper 60s to near 70 degrees at the Lake Shore. Winds NW-SW 10-15 mph .
Friday Night: Evening thunderstorms then partly cloudy and mild with fog developing. Lows near 60 degrees. Variable winds 5-10 mph.
Saturday: Morning fog then partly sunny, and much warmer. Isolated thunderstorms can't be ruled out, especially in the morning. Highs near 80 degrees. Variable winds 10-15 mph.
Sunday: Scattered showers, and thunderstorms. Isolated storms may produce gusty winds or hail. Cooler. Highs in the middle 70s. Winds SE-NW 10-15 mph.
Memorial Day: Partly sunny with afternoon showers developing. Cooler, and breezy. Highs in the lower 70s. Winds W 15-25 mph.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, cooler, and breezy with scattered, afternoon showers. Highs in the middle 60s. Winds NW 15-25 mph.
Good morning, and welcome to Friday! The pesky area of low pressure that locked West Michigan under clouds and occasional rain showers for a couple of days is drifting to the northeast, putting a stop to showers for at least a little while. Recent rainfall and calm winds could lead to areas of fog through daybreak Friday (6:11). Patchy morning fog will give way to partial afternoon sunshine. Temperatures will be warmer, in the lower 70s.
Another storm will slip just south of the state for the start of Memorial Day weekend. Forecast models pinpoint precipitation at the Lake Shore prior to midnight, with showers and isolated thunderstorms favoring locations south of I-94 through dark and early Saturday morning. Most of Saturday will be dry, and much warmer. Southerly winds and plenty of sunshine will boost temperatures just short of 80-degrees. Phew! That's more like June than May, which makes sense as we welcome the unofficial start to summer. We can't rule out an isolated shower or thunderstorm late Saturday, but the best chance for showers and thunderstorms will be on Sunday and Monday. Neither day will be a washout with timing of showers and thunderstorms favoring the afternoon and early evening hours.
Cooler air and occasional rain showers will settle into the Great Lakes for the final days of May. High temperatures will only hit the middle 60s Tuesday and Wednesday with afternoon driven, scattered showers. The damp weather pattern will do a 180 for the beginning of meteorological summer on June 1. We're forecasting a drying trend Thursday with high temperatures in the warmer lower 70s.
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