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Chance of showers becomes higher late Thursday

A storm system centered near Kansas City is spawning severe weather to its south over parts of Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. North and east of the storm’s center, rain will be moving into our area. There could be a few isolated showers late tonight, but a greater chance of showers will move in late Thursday.

High temperatures Wednesday ranged from 55 degrees in Oscoda to 79 degrees in Mio. Temperatures were cooler along the Lake Huron shoreline with a light breeze out of the east, while it almost felt like summer along M-33. Thursday will be similar with cooler temperatures lakeside and temperatures warming to the middle 70s well west of the shoreline.

Thursday morning and afternoon are looking mainly dry, there could even be some breaks of sun. Late Thursday and into Thursday evening, the chance of showers will increase. That chance of showers will continue through Friday morning and afternoon. A period of dry weather will likely settle in Friday evening and last into Saturday morning. The chance of showers will go up again late-day Saturday.

Thursday: Warm with late-day showers. Predawn lows will cool to around 44 degrees. Temperatures will climb to the middle 50s during the late-morning. Afternoon highs will reach about 65 degrees. Evening temperatures will be mainly in the 50s.

Friday: Showers in the morning and afternoon. Early-morning lows will be near 47 degrees. Afternoon highs will get up close to 62 degrees. Evening temperatures will go into the middle/lower 50s.

Saturday: Starts dry and mainly cloudy, then a chance of showers arrives late-day. Predawn lows will head down to around 44 degrees. Afternoon highs will warm to about 64 degrees. Evening temperatures will be mainly in the 50s.

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