Metro Detroit records hottest day of 2021; more heat and humidity Tuesday

The heat & humidity: there will be more Tuesday. 

We'll be sweating it out another day with major relief from the heat and humidity coming later this week as a cold front eventually works its way through SE Michigan. 

High temps today will rival yesterday and possibly beat the 91° we saw at Metro Airport which made Monday the hottest day of the season. The air continues to feel tropical, leading to heat index values in the mid/upper 90s. 

The hot and humid feel will persist Wednesday and come down a bit Thursday and Friday high temps only make it into the mid 70's.

Wet weather: A weakening area of rain is moving through SE Michigan bringing with it a brief shower. That will be gone by 7 am and the remainder of the morning will likely be dry with an increasingly hot feel to the day which builds our instability which fuels our afternoon storm chances. 

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Isolated to widely scattered storms look to fire up this afternoon, so hit or miss wet weather will be around with heavy rain and gusty winds possible in any of the storms that are able to form. 

I would say more of us don't see the storms than do, but any storms are capable of torrential downpours which could lead to localized flooding or ponding on the roads. 

That cold front will be sagging closer to SE Michigan Wednesday leading to a day with more numerous showers and storms and we have another round Thursday before drying out Friday.

Weekend weather: High temps near 80° Friday and Saturday with a chance for rain Saturday morning which looks to be greatest to the south and the west.