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Brighter by Saturday afternoon; Warm Sunday

Lake effect snow is widespread over northern Michigan. Most of the heavier snow showers have been west of Alpena, yet another day of snowy travel along the M-33 stretch including Atlanta and Mio. A band of snow showers has also been along the shoreline of Presque Isle, coming off Lake Huron.

High temperatures today reached 23 degrees in Alpena, 30 in Chicago and 48 in St. Louis. The cold air currently in our area will retreat to the northeast. Winds will shift out of the south on Sunday, and that will bring warmer temperatures to our area.

Low temperatures overnight will drop to about 10 degrees. Morning temperatures will be in the teens. Skies will become partly cloudy Saturday and afternoon highs will reach about 29 degrees. Winds will be lighter and out of the northwest, about 10 mph.

Cloud cover will decrease early Saturday and the weekend is looking mostly dry. Temperatures will warm up to 40 degrees Sunday afternoon, and a few light rain showers will be possible Sunday night. Monday will be cloudy and warm with highs in the lower 40s. 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.