Tracking rain showers amid warmer week in Metro Detroit

We're expecting some clouds and some sunshine on this first full day of spring in Metro Detroit. We're also tracking some rain chances on Wednesday and Thursday, and again over the weekend.

4Warn WeatherGood Tuesday morning!

It’s mostly cloudy and a little breezy this Tuesday morning, but our temps are 5-15 degrees warmer than yesterday morning.

Today’s sunrise is at 7:35 a.m.

We will be in and out of the clouds today. High temperatures will trend upward, topping out in the low-to-mid-50s.

We could see a few scattered light showers overnight tonight, but widespread rain isn’t expected until Wednesday night into Thursday, as a wave of low pressure tracks along a stalled frontal boundary.

Tonight’s sunset is at 7:46 p.m.

Rain Wednesday, Thursday

High temperatures will be stay in the 50s Wednesday and Thursday. In fact, we inch close to 60 degrees on Thursday, but it will be hard to enjoy, as we’ll be dealing with waves of rain.

As far as needing the umbrella: The initial round of rain will fall overnight Wednesday night into Thursday morning, with embedded thunder possible. It looks like it will be a rainy morning drive Thursday, with a few spotty showers lingering into the afternoon.

Rain, snow possible Friday, Saturday

Temperatures will then drop into the 40s both Friday and Saturday. More rain, possibly mixed with wet snow, could move back into the area Friday night into Saturday morning, but we’ll rebound back into the 50s on Sunday.

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About the Author:

Ashlee Baracy is an Emmy award-winning meteorologist who was born and raised in Metro Detroit. You can catch her 4Warn Weather forecasts weekday mornings, at noon and streaming on Local4+.