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More sunshine Friday; Warmer Saturday and showers possible late

High temperatures today reached the upper 40s in Alpena, under mainly cloudy skies and winds from the northwest. Elsewhere around the local area, highs reached 46 degrees in Atlanta and 52 degrees in Oscoda. High temperatures will likely climb to the lower 50s for most of Northeast Michigan tomorrow.

The current batch of cloud cover is heading out of our area. A region of clearer skies currently over Minnesota and Iowas will be shifting east, bringing us some sunshine tomorrow. The next area of cloudy skies is currently over the Rockies and will move into our area Saturday.

Clearing skies and light winds will allow for cold temperatures overnight, dropping close to 30 degrees. High temperatures tomorrow will reach about 52 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Winds will be hardly noticeable tomorrow, light and variable, about 5 mph.

For the high school football game of the week hosted in Hillman, mostly clear skies are expected tomorrow evening. Temperatures will start in the lower 40s around kickoff, then cool to the upper 30s around the end of the game.

Tomorrow will be brighter and high temperatures will climb to the lower 50s. Much of Saturday is looking dry, then a few showers are possible Saturday evening. High temperatures will get close to 60 degrees. Highs will warm to the lower 60s on Sunday with partly cloudy skies. Showers and a stronger breeze are likely on Monday and afternoon highs will get close to 60 degrees. 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.