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Bright skies Friday afternoon; Gray and damp weekend

High temperatures around Michigan today reached 43 degrees in Alpena, 37 degrees in Marquette and 52 degrees in Saginaw. Friday, winds will be light and out of the southeast. That wind direction will keep high temperatures in the 40s along the Lake Huron shoreline, but areas farther away from the lake could get above 50 degrees.

Clearing skies coming out of northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin will progress into our area overnight. There could still be some cloud cover around Friday morning, but mostly sunny skies are expected Friday afternoon. A disturbance is still developing over Wyoming, Utah and Nevada — this will become the next storm system that will move through the southern Plains, then into the Great Lakes. Rain will be likely, beginning Saturday midday.

Low temperatures overnight will cool to about 30 degrees. Skies will be mostly cloudy in the morning with temperatures in the lower 40s. Clouds will clear out for the afternoon, and high temperatures will reach about 45 degrees. Evening temperatures will be in the middle 30s.

Friday will be dry all day with afternoon sunshine, a perfect day to enjoy some time outdoors. Saturday will start dry early, but rain will move into Northeast Michigan. Scattered showers are expected during the daytime hours of Sunday. Cloud cover will decrease on Monday and it will be completely dry.

Friday will be mostly sunny in the afternoon and high temperatures will reach the middle 40s. Rain will move in Saturday midday, and soaking rain is likely late-day and evening. Scattered showers are in the forecast through the rest of the weekend, and highs will warm to about 50 degrees on Sunday. For the rest of Northeast Michigan’s weather forecast, watch the latest weather video by clicking the weather tab at the top of the page.