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Milder Wednesday; Rain moving in Thursday

High temperatures today reached the lower and middle 30s. After cloudy skies this morning, some sunshine mixed in during the afternoon, and a light breeze picked up to about 10 mph out of the south. Afternoon temperatures will get a little warmer tomorrow and Thursday.

A high pressure system currently near the West Virginia-Pennsylvania border brought some sunshine earlier today. Cloud cover currently over Wisconsin, Minnesota, and eastern Nebraska will move in our direction, and bring mostly cloudy skies tomorrow. After that, the next storm system coming in our direction is currently affecting Montana and Idaho with some rain and snow.

Overnight lows will drop to around 27 degrees, then morning temperatures will start around the lower 30s. Mostly cloudy skies are expected tomorrow with temperatures reaching 40 degrees in the afternoon.

Tomorrow will remain dry, then the storm system currently over the northwestern states will move east, bringing an increased chance of rain to our area on Thursday. Rain will then change to snow on Friday as cold air enters Northern Michigan.

High temperatures will warm to 40 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday with a light breeze out of the southwest providing the milder air. Colder air will begin to enter on Friday as winds shift out of the north. Highs will reach around 36 degrees on Friday, then drop to about 30 degrees this weekend.

For tomorrow, mostly cloudy skies and milder temperatures will arrive with highs around 40 degrees. Low temperatures will drop only to the lower 30s early Thursday, and with the mild temperatures, precipitation will likely arrive as rain. Mainly rain is expected through midday Friday with highs around 36 degrees, then temperatures will drop to around 23 degrees early Saturday, and that drop in temperatures will cause a change from rain 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.