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Bright skies this weekend; Warmer Sunday

High temperatures today reached the lower 70s for most of Northeast Michigan. Winds from the northeast about 10 mph kept temperatures cool, and this wind direction off of Lake Huron kept temperatures in the upper 60s in some locales.

An area of high pressure centered over Lake Superior is bringing mostly clear skies to our area. Some patchy fog is possible tonight as temperatures cool, relative humidity increases and winds become nearly calm. After that, this weekend will feature more sunshine.

Low temperatures will bottom out in the middle 40s tonight with areas of patchy fog, otherwise mostly clear skies. Mostly sunny skies are expected tomorrow afternoon, but high temperatures will reach only 70 degrees. Light winds from the east will keep temperatures cool, especially at the shoreline.

For any beach or boating activities, sky conditions will be bright but temperatures will feel chilly based on normal values for August. High temperatures at the shoreline will reach only the upper 60s. Wave heights will reach 1-2 feet on Saturday, and a bit choppier on Sunday at 2-3 feet.

Cool temperatures will remain in our area on Saturday with highs close to 70 degrees and mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will get closer to normal on Sunday with highs near 76 degrees and sky conditions will remain mostly sunny. A few showers may move in late Monday, and the chance of rain will become greater on Tuesday. 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.