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Warm temperatures Wednesday; Colder and windy Thursday

Showers and thunderstorms are moving across Northern Michigan. Instability is greater on the western side of the state, where a severe thunderstorm watch was issued for Traverse City down to Kalamazoo. The risk of thunderstorms is lower near the Lake Huron shoreline, but showers will continue into the evening.

High temperatures today reached 47 degrees in Alpena, and 74 in Grand Rapids. Wednesday will be slightly warmer with highs in the 50s. After that, a whole new colder air mass will move in as of Thursday.

Low temperatures overnight will be near 35 degrees with cloudy skies. The morning will start cloudy, then a few breaks of sun are possible in the afternoon. Morning temperatures will be near 40 degrees and afternoon highs will warm up to 58 degrees. Showers will move through our area in the evening, and a few flurries could possibly mix tomorrow night for areas west of Alpena.

Thursday, winds will strengthen over 20 mph and higher gusts will be possible. The wind direction will come from the northwest which will help bring colder temperatures to our area.

Wednesday will likely be dry during the daytime, then a few showers will move through during the evening. High temperatures will reach the upper 50s. Scattered showers or flurries are possible Thursday but no major amounts are expected. Highs will be in the lower 40s Thursday afternoon. Friday will be brighter with partly cloudy skies and highs in the lower to middle 40s. 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.