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Warmth lasts one more day; Colder early next week

Light winds out of the south helped bring warmer temperatures to our area. Highs today got into the upper 30s, including 38 degrees in Alpena and 39 degrees in West Branch. Temperatures tomorrow will be similar, Saturday will be more comfortable to spend time outdoors, then much colder air will move in Sunday.

Snow near the Minnesota-Wisconsin border will be moving into the Upper Peninsula and only be a minor issue for our area. Mainly dry conditions will continue in Northeast Michigan during the daytime of Saturday. However, some flurries or light freezing drizzle will be possible Saturday evening. After that, winds from the northwest could generate lake effect flurries on Sunday.

Tomorrow morning, temperatures will be near 30 degrees with cloudy skies. Temperatures will climb to an afternoon high of 37 degrees, then cool to the upper 20s in the evening.

Temperatures will drop after Saturday as winds from the northwest bring colder air to Northeast Michigan. High temperatures will reach only the lower to middle 20s on Sunday. Highs should get into the upper 20s Monday and Tuesday. Even colder temperatures are expected midweek with highs close to 20 degrees on Wednesday.

Most of Saturday should end up dry and highs will reach the upper 30s. Lake effect flurries are possible on Sunday, and high temperatures will only get to about 23 degrees. Some breaks of sun are expected Monday with highs near 28 degrees. 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.