Soaking November rain into the weekend
Rainfall amounts late Thursday through Saturday can total over 2″ especially in the southern and eastern counties.
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Strong southwesterly winds continue to propel a warm air mass over Upper Michigan Thursday. But it soon steers in a system from the Canadian Prairies to deliver the first round of November rain to Upper Michigan. Another round of rain comes Friday by way of a system from the Central Great Plains. Moderate to heavy rain and thunderstorms are possible Friday morning through the end of Saturday -- total rainfall amounts can range from 1.0-1.5″ in the western counties and exceeding 2.0″ in the southern and eastern counties.
Rain diminishes into Sunday as high pressure gradually builds over the U.P.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and thunderstorms, first in the western counties then eastward towards Friday morning; mild and windy with southerly gusts over 30 mph
>Lows: Lower 40s to Mid 50s (cooler west)
Friday: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and thunderstorms plus a chance of mixed rain/snow west late; breezy and cooler
>Highs: 60 -- Temps falling to the 40s in the afternoon
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain plus a chance of mixed rain/snow west in the evening
Sunday, Daylight Saving Time Ends: Mostly cloudy early with rain showers; clearing towards afternoon
Monday: Mostly sunny with seasonal temperatures
Tuesday, Election Day: Partly to mostly cloudy with scattered rain west; breezy
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain west; breezy
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and windy
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