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Brighter skies Saturday; Cool temperatures lasting through the weekend

High temperatures today got to the middle 60s for most of Northeast Michigan, except in Oscoda. The day started with cloudy skies, damp weather moved in around midday, and more rainfall is likely tonight. Temperatures will get cooler and cloud cover will partially clear tomorrow.

Today’s rain developed just ahead of a cold front currently moving through the Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin, it will move through our area tonight. Cooler temperatures will follow for tomorrow, and calmer skies currently over Minnesota will shift eastward.

Low temperatures will drop to the lower 50s with rain showers tonight. Partly cloudy skies are expected tomorrow afternoon and high temperatures will reach only 61 degrees, completely dry weather should last all day and all night. Light winds from the north will provide cool temperatures tomorrow.

A Small Craft Advisory is scheduled to expire at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning. Brighter skies and highs in the lower 60s are forecast for tomorrow afternoon. Over Lake Huron, winds will be coming from the north-northwest at about 10 knots, and wave heights will reach 1-2 feet. On Sunday, wave heights are expected to get choppier at 3-4 feet.

High temperatures this weekend will reach only the lower 60s. A surge of warmer air will come from the south early next week, ahead of the next storm system originating in the southwest. High temperatures will reach the lower 70s on Monday with wet conditions. The temperature trend falls sharply in the middle of next week.

We will see periods of sunshine tomorrow and high temperatures around 61 degrees. It will become very cool early Sunday with lows near 40 degrees. Skies will become mostly cloudy on Sunday with afternoon highs in the lower 60s. Rain will move in Monday morning and high temperatures will warm to the lower 70s. 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.