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Warm temperatures through the weekend; Rain moving in late Saturday

High temperatures today reached the middle 40s in Northeast Michigan. A warm front was near our area that divided much warmer air to the south compared to cooler temperatures in the Upper Peninsula. High temperatures reached 60 degrees in Saginaw, compared to 37 degrees in Marquette. A weak cold front will move through our area tonight, briefly keeping temperatures in the 30s all day Friday.

Low temperatures overnight will cool to about 32 degrees. Friday will be mostly cloudy, morning temperatures will be around 34 degrees, then afternoon highs will reach about 38 degrees. A light breeze will come from the west, about 10 mph.

A storm system currently soaking parts of the southwestern states will move northward through the Plains, then into the Great Lakes. This storm system will bring a chance of rain beginning late-day Saturday, and wet weather will continue Sunday.

An early estimate of forecast rainfall shows about 1 inch for most of Northeast Michigan. This map of future rainfall amounts includes Saturday through Sunday night.

High temperatures will get into the upper 30s on Friday with mostly cloudy skies. Early Saturday, temperatures will cool to the middle 20s. Saturday will likely start with dry conditions, then rain will move in late-day. Periods of rain are will continue Sunday and high temperatures will warm to the lower 40s. Temperatures will begin dropping on Monday, which could turn out to be messy with a chance of rain changing to snow. 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.