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Warm until the end of this week; The chance of rain increases this weekend

High temperatures today got close to 80 degrees except for some locations at the Lake Huron shoreline. Winds out of the south brought warm temperatures to our area: 79 degrees in Alpena, 80 degrees in Atlanta and 81 degrees in West Branch.

Clouds and showers are moving through Iowa and Wisconsin, and a few showers are expected to develop over the Upper Peninsula. Those will dissipate heading east, so our forecast remains dry until Friday. A few spotty showers are possible Friday, but no major rainfall amounts are expected.

Hurricane Humberto is battering Bermuda with strong winds and heavy rain. It is currently producing category 3 winds, near 120 mph. The anticipated path curves toward the north, and Humberto is forecast to gradually weaken to a category 1 hurricane Thursday, then down to a tropical storm on Friday.

Tropical Storm Jerry developed in the central Atlantic Ocean earlier this morning. Its maximum winds are currently near 60 mph. It is forecast to track west-northwestward. Potential impacts to the Caribbean will have to be monitored going into the upcoming weekend.

Around Northeast Michigan, partly cloudy skies are expected tonight and low temperatures will cool to the upper 50s. High temperatures tomorrow will warm close to 80 degrees with light winds from the south.

Thursday should remain completely dry and warm. Spotty showers and also periods of dry weather are expected Friday. High temperatures will reach about 80 degrees Friday afternoon. Saturday will start with dry weather, then the chance of showers will begin to increase late Saturday. Temperatures Saturday afternoon will warm to the lower 80s. A more substantial chance of rain/thunderstorms will move into our area on Sunday with a cold front. As a result of that cold front, temperatures will become cooler early next week. 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.