High temperatures today reached 56 degrees in Alpena, 46 degrees in Marquette and 61 degrees in Grand Rapids. Warm temperatures will remain in our area tomorrow and Wednesday.
A storm system still getting organized over Montana, Wyoming and Idaho will move east and bring rain to our area Tuesday afternoon and evening. We should get a gap of dry weather late Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon. Then a cold front coming out of central Canada will move through Northeast Michigan late Wednesday.
Low temperatures overnight will cool to about 33 degrees with partly cloudy skies. There could be a few breaks of sun in the morning with temperatures in the upper 30s. High temperatures will reach near 51 degrees, rain will arrive in the afternoon and continue into the evening.
Rainfall amounts Tuesday afternoon and evening will total up to one-third of an inch of rain, some areas could get less.
Tuesday afternoon and evening will be wet, highs will get into the lower 50s. Most of Wednesday will be dry, then there will be a chance of showers or flurries in the evening as a cold front moves across Northeast Michigan. That cold front will result in colder temperatures for Thursday. Thursday’s highs will be in the lower 40s and winds will be stronger, close to 20 mph.