A broad storm system affecting much of the Midwest will continue to affect our area this weekend. The center of the storm system is located over southern Illinois and it is sending in moisture from the south.
High temperatures today reached the middle to upper 30s across Northeast Michigan. Highs reached 36 degrees in Atlanta, 37 degrees in Alpena, and 38 degrees in West Branch. Temperatures Saturday afternoon will be similar, getting into the upper 30s.
Low temperatures tonight will be in the lower 30s with scattered rain/snow showers in Northeast Michigan. Mainly rain showers are expected near the Lake Huron shoreline and a better chance of snowflakes mixing in will be for areas farther west. Scattered showers are possible in the morning and afternoon. High temperatures will reach about 39 degrees. A greater chance of mixed precipitation will move in tomorrow evening.
The warmest temperatures of the week will be Saturday afternoon. Highs will be around the middle 30s Sunday afternoon. A gradual cooling trend will continue through the middle of next week. Afternoon highs will be in the lower 30s Tuesday, and near the 30 degree mark Wednesday.
The greatest chance of showers or mixed precipitation will be tomorrow evening. High temperatures on Saturday will get into the upper 30s. A few flurries are possible on Sunday. Cloudy skies and slightly cooler temperatures will settle in Monday. 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.