Air Quality Alert continues for West Michigan Friday.

Are wildfires getting worse? Chief Meteorologist Ellen Bacca has the answer.

We’re in for a cool and rainy weekend. Meteorologist Sara Flynn has a look at this weekend’s Beach and Boating forecast.

Hazy Sunshine
Calm and Warmer
HIGH: 78
LOW: 50
WIND: N-NW 5-10 mph

SUNRISE 6:03 a.m.
SUNSET 9:20 p.m.

FRIDAY Dry weather continues to grip West Michigan as we finish the week, with comfortable humidity levels. Highs will reach the upper 70s with more sunshine. As wildfire smoke continues to move over the area, hazy skies will be prominent at times.

SATURDAY A dry start to Saturday with partly cloudy skies settling in. Temperatures will trend warmer in the low 80s as winds pick up from the northwest. Into the evening, a cold front passes through bringing the chance for an isolated shower or thunderstorm primarily north of Grand Rapids.

SUNDAY Scattered showers continues on and off throughout the day, with the heaviest rain in the late morning and early afternoon. New rain amounts will be around 0.25″-0.5″. Highs will be cooler behind the front in the low 70s.

MONDAY/TUESDAY Rain continues to scatter across West Michigan Monday into Tuesday morning. It will be a much cooler start to the week with highs falling into the mid to upper 60s. Expect it to feel cooler as winds pick up to the west at 10-20 mph.

LOOKING AHEAD Warmer air returns by the middle of the week. The 8 to 14 day outlook indicates slightly above normal temperatures through the third week of June.