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Warm and dry weekend; Watching possible snow midweek

Across the state, Alpena was one of the warmer locations with a high of 39 degrees today. Marquette reached 45 degrees while Detroit made it up to 36 degrees. Winds out of the southwest are steering warmer air into our area — that’s going to continue this weekend.

Low temperatures overnight will cool to about 23 degrees with mostly clear skies. Morning temperatures will be in the middle 20s and partly cloudy skies are expected throughout the day. Afternoon highs will reach about 39 degrees with a light breeze from the southwest. Temperatures will remain mild in the evening, around 31 degrees.

Sunday will be even warmer, temperatures will rise to the lower or middle 40s. By late Monday, the wind direction will shift out of the northeast which will begin a cooling trend. Highs will get to the middle or upper 30s Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, high temperatures will be in the middle 30s. Highs will reach only the upper 20s on Wednesday.

The weekend will be warm and dry. Highs will get close to the 40 degree mark Saturday, and into the 40s Sunday afternoon. Monday is now looking dry with highs in the upper 30s. A storm system will develop this weekend over the southwestern states, and it will move toward the lower Great Lakes. Chances of snow will begin late Tuesday, and the greatest chance of snow for our area will be on Wednesday. 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.