Rain possible Saturday afternoon for Metro Detroit

By Andrew Humphrey, Local 4 Meteorologist, @AndrewLocal4
Published On: Aug 06 2014 10:58:43 AM EDT
Updated On: Jul 19 2014 01:36:20 PM EDT

DETROIT -

After a week of sunshine, clouds return for a day. The gray skies are linked to the system that brought an astounding amount of rain to Texas and The Gulf. Thank goodness sunshine returns with higher temperatures before the weekend finishes.

Saturday afternoon will be relatively cool and wet. Rain may affect the Detroit Tigers' game against Cleveland at Comerica Park. The first pitch is scheduled at 1:08pm ET. Diehard baseball fans will need their ponchos to stay dry. High temperatures will be between 70 and 75 degrees. The wind will blow from the east northeast 5 to 15 mph.

Saturday evening will be drier and mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 60s.

Mostly cloudy skies remain Saturday night as the mercury falls to near 60 degrees. It will be another good night to sleep with the windows up, giving the air conditioner a rest.

Sunday will be sunnier and warmer. Families can get out the sunglasses and sun screen as afternoon temps rise to the low 80s.

Summer-like weather remains Monday and Tuesday. In fact, it becomes hotter with highs in the middle 80s Monday and near 90 Tuesday. Folks can crank the A/C back on, and sun-lovers can head to the pool and the beach.

Showers and thunderstorms return Wednesday and Thursday with highs in the low 80s.

Lake Erie
Saturday: Showers. Wind ENE 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 73 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind Variable 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 73 degrees

Lake Huron
Saturday: Showers. Wind ENE 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 64 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind Variable 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 64 degrees

Lake St. Clair
Saturday: Showers. Wind ENE 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 72 degrees
Sunday: Mostly sunny. Wind Variable 2-6 knots, Waves 0-1 ft., Water Temp 72 degrees

UP NORTH FORECAST

Northern Lower Peninsula
Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs in the low 80s.

Upper Peninsula
Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs near 80.

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