A cold front has moved across Northern Michigan today, evident by the observed high temperatures. Prior to the cold front passing through, highs reached 81 degrees in Alpena and 85 degrees in Detroit. On the other side of the cold front, high temperatures reached only 63 degrees in Houghton and 61 degrees in Ironwood.
A band of gusty downpours moved through our area this afternoon with the cold front. Now drier weather is moving in and will take over for the next couple days.
Friday and Saturday will be dry with partly cloudy skies. Our next storm system is still out in the Pacific. It will move into the Pacific Northwest then travel across the Upper Plains. This storm system will reach our area Sunday, causing a higher a chance of rain.
Friday: Partly cloudy and colder. Early-morning temperatures will be near 50 degrees. Temperatures will rise to about 60 degrees in the late-morning. Afternoon highs will reach about 68 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be in the lower 60s.
Saturday: The best day of the Labor Day weekend to do anything outdoors — a cool morning and partly cloudy. Predawn temperatures will begin in the upper 40s. Late-morning temperatures will be in the lower 60s. Afternoon highs will be near 71 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be in the middle 60s.
Sunday: Starts dry, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms will increase late-day. Early-morning temperatures will be in the upper 40s. Late-morning temperatures will get close to 60 degrees. Afternoon highs will be around 73 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be in the middle/upper 60s.
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