Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Detroit, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (KDTW)

Lat: 42.23°NLon: 83.33°WElev: 636ft.

Overcast

81°F

27°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed E 8 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 20 Aug 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport MI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers, mainly after 8pm.  Low around 69. East wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 80. South wind 7 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East southeast wind around 8 mph.
Tonight
Showers, mainly after 8pm. Low around 69. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 80. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind around 11 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport MI
 42.22°N 83.32°W (Elev. 630 ft)
10:15 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
2pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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