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Sunny & hot Wednesday, but less humid

Meteorologist Mathieu Mondro has your First Warn 5 Forecast.
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 7:21 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 22, 2022 at 12:51 PM EDT
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SAGINAW, Mich. (WNEM) - We’re tracking another day with hot temperatures and more sunshine, although humidity levels will be more comfortable. We’ll also continue with the dry stretch and above average temperatures into the weekend. There’s only have one decent rain chance over the next seven days, it’s during this upcoming weekend.

Afternoon & Tonight

We’re expecting another hot day across the region as we have officially entered the season of summer! Sunny skies will take us throughout the daytime hours. No rain is expected for today. Highs will reach up to around 87, expect around 84 in the Thumb and 80-82 up north. Dew points behind a weak cold front will be dropping into the 50s. This will help decrease humidity values and make it feel more comfortable. Winds behind the front will be from the NW around 5 to 15 mph.

Highs on Wednesday will be cooler than Tuesday.
Highs on Wednesday will be cooler than Tuesday.(WNEM)

Tonight sees perfect weather with mostly clear skies. Temperatures will be cooler around 55, so we’ll be able to give the A/C a break! Winds from the north will stay around 5 to 15 mph.

We find temperature relief tonight, enough to open the windows back up!
We find temperature relief tonight, enough to open the windows back up!(WNEM)

Late-Week

The quiet weather pattern continues with more sunshine for Thursday and Friday. No rain is expected either day. Thursday will be the cooler day around 82 degrees before a warm-up back to 90 on Friday. The humidity will still stay low during all of this, so it will be a pleasant heat!

Highs Thursday will see a continued cooldown since Tuesday.
Highs Thursday will see a continued cooldown since Tuesday.(WNEM)

Weekend Outlook

We still have plenty of heat to go around for the weekend, especially on Saturday with temperatures still expected to reach into the low 90s.

There will be another system to keep an eye on later Saturday into Sunday that could produce a few showers along a passing cold front. A few rumbles of thunder can’t be ruled out. Despite this rain chance, the rest of the weekend outside of this timeframe is trending dry. This rain will surely be needed as we’ll add around 0.1″ to our rainfall deficit per day through the rest of the workweek.

Behind a cold front, highs Sunday will be held back a bit, but still staying warm near 80.

For a look at next week, here’s the 7 Day Forecast!