Cool temperatures tonight; Seasonable Highs Thursday; Chance of showers Friday
High temperatures today reached only the upper 60s for most of Northeast Michigan. Locations in Iosco and Ogemaw counties managed to get up to the lower 70s. A cold front moved through yesterday, and shifted the wind direction now coming from the northwest, bringing cooler temperatures to our area.
High pressure centered over Iowa is bringing fair weather to most of Michigan. Typically, areas east of high pressure get cooler temperatures due to winds out of the northwest. High pressure will move east of our area tomorrow, and winds will become light. The lack of a cool breeze will help temperatures get close to normal tomorrow afternoon.
Hurricane Warnings, shown in light purple, are posted along the Atlantic coastline of South Carolina and North Carolina. Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect where winds won’t exceed 74 mph, in northeastern Florida, eastern Georgia, eastern South Carolina and eastern North Carolina. Dorian is remaining at category 2 strength, producing wind speeds about 110 mph. It is now moving toward the north. It will continue to bring storm surge of several feet and hurricane force winds to areas along the immediate coast.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to remain at category 2 strength through Friday. The potential is still there for landfall in North Carolina, highlighted inside the cone showing where the center of Dorian may end up. Going into the weekend, the hurricane will accelerate toward the northeast, heading through Atlantic Canada and weakening to category 1 strength.
Low temperatures tonight will cool to the lower 40s with mostly clear skies. Increasing cloud cover is expected tomorrow and high temperatures will reach about 71 degrees. Skies will become cloudy tomorrow evening and a chance of showers will enter at night.
Cloud cover will move in late-day tomorrow, and high temperatures will reach the lower 70s. Friday afternoon will be a bit cooler, dampened by some scattered showers with afternoon temperatures in the middle 60s. Temperatures will get close to 70 degrees Saturday afternoon under mostly cloudy skies. A little more sunshine and cooler temperatures will move in Sunday. 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.