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Colder temperatures midweek and chances of snow showers

High temperatures today reached 43 degrees in Alpena. Most places in Lower Michigan had highs in the 40s, including 49 degrees in Detroit, 42 degrees in Saginaw and 40 degrees in Traverse City. Slightly cooler temperatures will move in tomorrow — and it’ll get even colder beyond that.

Today, cloud cover has been moving in from the south. Two system are going to merge: The low pressure system over southern Missouri will move into Ohio tomorrow evening. Snow over North Dakota and South Dakota will eventually catch up and merge with the storm system coming out of Missouri.

Gray skies are likely tonight and tomorrow. Low temperatures will settle around 27 degrees overnight. Morning temperatures will be in the upper 20s. Afternoon highs will get to about 34 degrees with a light breeze from the northeast, around 10 mph.

Tomorrow will be dry all day. Wednesday will probably start dry. The storm coming toward the Great Lakes will brush our area with snow showers beginning Wednesday midday or afternoon. The highest chances of snowfall will be late Wednesday and Thursday.

Tuesday will be cloudy with highs in the middle 30s. Wednesday will be colder, highs will be only in the middle to upper 20s. Snow showers are possible as of Wednesday midday or afternoon. Scattered snow showers are expected Thursday with gusty winds and chilly temperatures, only getting to 20 degrees in the afternoon. 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.