Storm Team 8 Forecast

Forecast

TODAY
WIND ADVISORY AND LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING
(LAKESHORE COUNTIES)
Strong Winds
Scattered Showers
HIGH: 52
WINDS: W-NW 15-30 mph

SUNRISE 7:56 a.m.
SUNSET 6:58 p.m.

WHAT WE’RE TRACKING
Windy and Wet Wednesday
Dry Thursday Afternoon and Friday
Mostly Dry and Warmer Weekend

TODAY It’s going to be a “windy and wet Wednesday”! In fact, it’s going to be a miserable day outside, with gusty west winds and scattered rain showers. Wind gusts near the lake shore will be as high as 40 to 50 mph. Expect waves of 8-16 feet along Lake Michigan. Peak temperature will hover around 50 degrees but it will feel much cooler.

TONIGHT A few lingering showers and sprinkles are possible, especially along the lakeshore. Northwest winds will begin to diminish overnight. Temperatures will hold around the 40-degree mark, with considerable cloudiness.

THURSDAY There could be a few lingering sprinkles along the lakeshore during the morning but expect increasing sunshine through the remainder of the day with highs again near 50.

FRIDAY It’s going to be a cold and frosty start to Friday, with a clear sky and a calm wind. Early morning temperatures will slip into the 30s. It will be a pleasant day, however, with full sunshine. Afternoon highs will reach the mid-50s,

WEEKEND PREVIEW Milder air will move in for the weekend, with highs expected to reach the 60s. A shower is possible late Saturday, but much of the weekend will be dry.

LAKE MICHIGAN A GALE WARNING is in effect, with waves possibly reaching 12-16 feet this afternoon.

Check out Bill’s Blog: Bill has the latest Great Lakes water levels and some river flow data. We also have more about the latest fall color report and expected peak color times for the state.

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