Going from warmest to coldest, high temperatures today reached 32 degrees in Detroit, 22 degrees in Alpena, 14 degrees in Marquette and 8 degrees in Duluth. Some of that colder air over northern Minnesota will move through northern Michigan tonight. After Thursday, southwest winds will quickly bring temperatures above ‘normal’ for late-February.
Low temperatures overnight will drop to about 2 degrees in Alpena. A light breeze combined with cold temperatures will result in wind chills near -10 late tonight into early Thursday. That’s the harshest period of cold weather in the forecast.
Morning temperatures will be near 7 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day. Highs Thursday afternoon will get up to 20 degrees, and a light breeze will come from the west. Evening temperatures will be in the lower teens. Temperatures will get significantly warmer on Friday.
Highs Thursday afternoon will be near 20 degrees. By Friday afternoon, temperatures will climb to the middle 20s. Over the weekend, highs will reach the upper 30s Saturday and go above the 40 degree mark Sunday afternoon.
Sunshine breaking through some cloud cover is expected Thursday with cool temperatures. Highs will be near 35 degrees on Friday with sunny skies. Saturday will have partly cloudy skies and afternoon temperatures getting up to 39 degrees. Sunday afternoon has the warmest temperatures in the forecast. 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.