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Temperatures falling Wednesday-Thursday; Chance of showers Wednesday morning

High temperatures today reached 82 degrees in Alpena, 81 degrees in Harrisville, and it was slightly warmer further inland where afternoon temperatures warmed to 84 degrees in Atlanta and 86 degrees in Mio. Sunny skies and light winds from the south helped bring these warm temperatures.

Out ahead of the cold front, clouds and showers have been moving through the Upper Peninsula. A few showers are possible tomorrow morning-midday. Behind the cold front, skies are clearer and temperatures are colder over North Dakota. This cold front will move through our area early tomorrow, and bring cooler temperatures over the next couple days.

Low temperatures tonight will get close to 60 degrees as cloud cover increases. A few showers are possible tomorrow morning and midday, while morning temperatures will hover around the middle 60s. High temperatures will reach the upper 70s with clearing skies during the afternoon and evening. Winds will pick up out of the northwest, about 10-15 mph.

Humidity levels will decrease Wednesday afternoon, falling in the comfortable category. Dew points in the 40s will bring a dry air mass for Thursday and Friday. Dew points will rise into the 50s this weekend, keeping a comfortable air mass in our area. Also, temperatures will get closer to normal over the weekend.

A few showers are possible early to midday tomorrow, and high temperatures will get close to normal for the middle of August. Then colder temperatures will move in Thursday, highs will only reach 70 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Early Friday will start with cool temperatures in the middle 40s, mostly sunny skies are expected as afternoon temperatures climb to the lower 70s. Daily high temperatures will gradually warm over the weekend, reaching the middle 70s on Saturday, then close to 80 degrees on Sunday. 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.