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More showers through Thursday; Brighter and warmer Friday

Waves of rainfall are circulating around an area of low pressure parked over southwest Michigan. So far, Northeast Michigan has received 1.5-2 inches of rain as of Wednesday evening. Additional showers will continue through Thursday afternoon.

High temperatures today reached 47 degrees in Alpena, although that happened in the predawn hours. Highs got up to 65 degrees in Saginaw and 40 degrees in Marquette. North winds and showers will keep temperatures cool Thursday. The air mass now over Minnesota will move into Northeast Michigan on Friday, giving highs in the lower 60s.

Low temperatures overnight will be near 42 degrees. Showers are most likely tonight through Thursday afternoon, then the chance of showers will decrease Thursday evening. Afternoon highs will be around 50 degrees. A breeze will come from the north, about 10 mph.

Much improved temperatures are in the forecast late-week. Sunshine and light winds will allow temperatures to get to the lower 60s Friday. Highs will warm to the middle 60s over the weekend. Cooler temperatures are expected early next week, highs will be in the lower 50s Monday.

Scattered showers are expected Thursday and highs will be around 60 degrees. Friday will start with early-morning lows in the upper 30s and some cloud cover initially. Skies will become mostly clear by midday and highs will get up to 61 degrees Friday afternoon. Saturday will be mostly dry, but there is a low chance of a shower midday-afternoon, and highs will reach about 64 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.