Scattered flurries developed over Northeast Michigan Thursday. Some increasing moisture moved into the area, courtesy of a weak disturbance from the Upper Plains and a stronger storm system to our south. Winds from the east-northeast off of Lake Huron also helped to generate some flurries. Because of the wind direction, the flurries have been traveling from ENE to WSW across Northern Michigan. Alpena saw some light flurries, but some more consistent snow showers fell over parts of Oscoda and Ogemaw Counties. Most places will get a break from any flurries overnight into early Friday with cloudy skies.
High temperatures across much of the state reached the middle 20s Thursday. Alpena had a high of 24 degrees, the high was 25 degrees in Saginaw and 26 degrees in Cheboygan. Temperatures will be going on a warming trend heading in to the weekend and early next week.
Friday afternoon, high temperatures will get into the upper 20s. Highs will get close to 30 degrees over the weekend. Then temperatures will climb several degrees above normal early next week with highs in the upper 30s, possibly near 40 degrees Tuesday.
Friday: Many places will have a dry morning with cloudy skies. Then a chance of flurries will develop in the afternoon and evening. Early-morning temperatures will begin around 10 degrees. By the late-morning, temperatures will rise to the lower 20s. Afternoon highs will be near 27 degrees. Evening temperatures will cool to the upper teens.
Saturday: Mix of sun and clouds. Predawn lows will drop to about 8 degrees. Late-morning temperatures will rise to about 20 degrees. Afternoon highs will get close to 30 degrees. Evening temperatures will be near 20 degrees.
Sunday: Increasing clouds in the morning and midday hours, then snow will likely move in late-day or evening. Early-morning lows will be near 6 degrees. Temperatures will climb to the upper teens in the late-morning. Afternoon highs will be around 29 degrees. Evening temperatures will be in the middle 20s.
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