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Mostly dry and warmer this weekend; Showers possible late Saturday

High temperatures today reached the lower 50s for most of Northeast Michigan, including 53 degrees in Alpena and 51 degrees in Oscoda. Winds out of the south will bring warmer temperatures this weekend.

Mostly clear skies will continue tonight, then cloud cover will increase late-day tomorrow. A few showers currently moving through North Dakota and South Dakota will travel eastbound, causing a chance of showers tomorrow evening for our area. Dry weather will return on Sunday.

The latest tropical storm was named this afternoon, “Nestor” is in the Gulf of Mexico and heading toward Florida. It is expected to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle early tomorrow, where it will bring heavy rain (up to 4-6 inches) and tropical storm force winds. It will travel through Georgia and the Carolinas over this weekend, then head out to the open waters of the Atlantic late Sunday.

Low temperatures tonight will cool to the middle 30s with mostly clear skies. Saturday will start with partly cloudy skies, then cloud cover will increase late-day, and high temperatures will warm to 59 degrees. A few showers are possible late tomorrow evening.

Tomorrow will start with dry weather than a few showers are possible late, high temperatures will reach the upper 50s. It’ll get even warmer on Sunday with highs in the lower 60s and partly cloudy skies. Periods of rain are likely Monday afternoon and evening, winds will strengthen, and high temperatures will get close to 60 degrees. A few showers are possible on Tuesday and cooler temperatures will move in. 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.