A few showers and thunderstorms passed through northeast Michigan on Tuesday afternoon, with small hail even reported near Lachine! We have warmer temperatures on the way in, and a change in air mass with particularly cold air above the ground can result in showers. The next storm system is currently way up in western Canada, it will descend towards the southeast and arrive in our area late Thursday.
Wednesday stays dry, as does most of Thursday. The likelihood of showers and thunderstorms increases on Thursday evening. Rain is to be expected on Friday, with the risk of thunderstorms well into the evening.
Tuesday began with temperatures that held record lows. Early on Tuesday, the temperature at Alpena Airport dropped to 34 degrees. This ties in with the existing record from 1934.
Wednesday: Partly cloudy and warmer in the afternoon. The low pre-dawn temperatures drop to around 43 degrees. In the late morning, temperatures rise to the top 60s. The high temperatures will rise to almost 77 degrees in the late afternoon. Evening temperatures will go into the lower 70’s and upper 60’s.
Thursday: Most of the time the day looks dry, then showers and the risk of thunderstorms arrive late. Early morning temperatures start in the lower 60s. The afternoon highs will warm to around 83 degrees. Evening temperatures will be in the 70s.
Friday: rain and thunderstorms. The early morning lows will be close to 65 degrees. The afternoon highs will hit around 78 degrees. Evening temperatures range from the lower 70s to the upper 60s.
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