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Quick round of showers will move out early Wednesday; Warmer through Thursday

The northern edge of a disorganized system extending from the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes is bringing showers this evening to Northern Michigan. These showers will exit early Wednesday, and cloud cover will clear heading into midday.

High temperatures Wednesday will reach about 79 degrees. Thursday’s highs will warm to the lower 80s with stronger winds from the southwest. A cold front will move across our area late Thursday and give way to sharply colder temperatures Friday. Highs will reach only the upper 60s Friday afternoon. Temperatures Saturday will climb to the middle 70s.

Wednesday: Predawn rain will end, then clearing. Early-morning temperatures will be in the middle/upper 50s. Late-morning temperatures will rise to the upper 60s. Afternoon highs will be close to 79 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be in the lower 70s.

Thursday: Some early breaks of sunshine, then showers will move in midday and continue into the afternoon. Predawn temperatures will start in the middle 50s. Temperatures will be in the upper 60s during the late-morning. Afternoon highs will get up to 81 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be near 70 degrees.

Friday: Partly cloudy and colder. Predawn temperatures will be in the lower 50s. Late-morning temperatures will be close to 60 degrees. Afternoon highs will reach only about 68 degrees. Early-evening temperatures will be in the lower 60s.

August 2020 in review: The past month was slightly warmer and slightly wetter than the long-term “normals.” The average of all the daily high temperatures was 79 degrees, which is 2 degrees warmer than normal. The average of all the low temperatures throughout August was 57 degrees, which is 3 degrees warmer than normal. Total rainfall for the month was about three-tenths of an inch more than normal.

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