Flood risk rises with spring rain, warmer temps on the way
NWS flood alerts continue until further notice with rain and warming trend on the rise.
NWS Water Levels: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=MQT
An upper level disturbance from the Canadian Prairies brushes Upper Michigan with rain showers, isolated thunderstorms towards the weekend. Temperatures however rise undisturbed with warm air ridging over this weekend. High temperatures from the 60s to 70s possible Sunday through early next week.
The flood risk remains in Upper Michigan as the combination of warmer air and rainy episodes could accelerate snowmelt rates in the coming days.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with light rain showers overnight plus patchy fog/frost; northeast winds 5 to 15 mph
Thursday: Partly to mostly cloudy with spotty light rain showers; east winds 10 to 20 mph
>Highs: 40s Nearshore ... 50s/60 Inland
Friday: Mostly cloudy with scattered light to moderate rain showers and isolated thunderstorms
Saturday: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with few to scattered rain showers; seasonal temps
Sunday: Partly cloudy with few rain showers; warmer
Monday: Mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms; warm
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, diminishing late; warm
Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy and warm
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