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Showers weakening; Warmer temperatures arrive Thursday

Showers will continue to lift northward, although there will still be a few scattered showers this evening mainly north of M-72. Showers will be fewer and short-lived Wednesday, and most of the day will probably be dry. Clearer skies currently in the Upper Plains will shift into our area Thursday.

Highs today reached the middle to upper 70s in the eastern part of the state. Notice the cooler temperatures just to our west, highs reached only 66 degrees in Traverse City and Houghton. With a breeze from the northwest, we will have cool temperatures Wednesday.

Wednesdays, there will be a low chance of spotty showers mainly north of M-32 (expecting mainly dry conditions south of M-32). Thursday will have a mix of sun and clouds with completely dry conditions. The chance of showers will increase late Friday as the next cold front moves in. A risk of showers/thunderstorms will last until Saturday afternoon with high humidity for the start of the weekend.

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy and a low chance of showers north of Alpena. Predawn temperatures will start in the lower 50s. Highs will reach near 70 degrees in the late-afternoon. Evening temperatures will cool into the 60s and 50s. Winds will be brisk at times, from the northwest at 10-15 mph.

Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds and slightly warmer. Predawn lows will be near 50 degrees. By the late-morning, temperatures will rise to about 70 degrees. Afternoon highs will get up to about 78 degrees. In the late-evening, temperatures will still be in the 60s.

Friday: Starts with sunshine then evening showers moving in, and much warmer. The morning will be mostly sunny with temperatures rising from the 50s to the 70s. Temperatures in the afternoon will warm to highs in the middle 80s with increasing clouds. A chance of showers will move in during the evening.

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