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Periods of rain until Tuesday afternoon; Cool temperatures through midweek

Along an incoming cold front, showers and thunderstorms have flared up late today across Northeast Michigan. Rounds of showers will continue overnight and into Tuesday.

Before the rain rolled in, high temperatures heated up to 81 degrees in Alpena, 86 degrees in Saginaw and 87 degrees in Grand Rapids. On the other side of the cold front, highs reached only 70 degrees in Houghton and 71 degrees in Duluth. That colder air mass is is heading in our direction, arriving tomorrow.

Tuesday: Showers continuing then ending in the late-afternoon, and colder with brisk winds from the northwest. Predawn lows will be near 60 degrees. Highs will be close to 70 degrees around midday. Afternoon temperatures will fall to the middle 60s, then cooling to the upper 50s by the late-evening.

Wednesday: Breaks of sunshine are expected, although there will be small chance of spotty showers midday/afternoon. Morning temperatures will rise from lows in the middle 50s to the middle 60s. Afternoon highs will be around 70 degrees. Evening temperatures will cool to the middle 50s.

Thursday: Plenty of cloud cover expected, a few breaks of sunshine will be possible. Predawn lows will be close to 50 degrees. Afternoon highs will reach about 76 degrees. Evening temperatures will be a little milder, settling to around 60 degrees in the late-evening.

Cool temperatures will persist through midweek with highs close to 70 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday. Highs on Thursday will get up to 76 degrees. Once winds finally become out of the southwest on Friday, temperatures will warm to the lower/middle 80s. High temperatures are expected to range in the 80s from Friday through the upcoming weekend.

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