Today’s high temperature got up to 76 degrees at Alpena airport. It was cooler at the shoreline with a light breeze from the southeast, the high was 69 degrees in Rogers City. Areas west of Alpena rose into the lower 80s. Saturday will be similar with highs in the middle 70s in Alpena, near 80 to the west, and 60s at the shoreline.
The storm system producing showers and thunderstorms over Nebraska and Missouri will continue moving toward the northeast. It will increase the chance of showers early Sunday in our area. Besides that, there will be plenty of dry weather to enjoy over the weekend. The next round of unsettled weather will move in during Memorial Day.
Overnight lows will be in the upper 40s or close to 50 degrees. Morning temperatures will be in the upper 50s with mostly sunny skies early. A few more clouds will bubble up midday. Highs will be near 74 degrees in Alpena with a mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon.
Humidity levels will be comfortable Saturday. Dew points give a good indication of how muggy it’s going to feel. Dew points will be slightly higher on Sunday. Once dew points climb above 60, that’s when it will feel much muggier – that’s expected to happen Monday. It now looks like higher humidity will last into Tuesday.
Saturday will be dry all day with highs in the middle 70s. A few showers are possible Sunday from the predawn hours until the early afternoon. Highs on Sunday will be in the lower 70s. Monday will be warmer and more humid. There’s a good chance of showers or thunderstorms midday through the evening. Highs on Memorial Day will heat up to about 80 degrees. Tuesday will be similarly warm, muggy and showery. 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.