WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Chief Meteorologist Kevin Craig: Pleasant weather will continue overnight as temperatures drop to around 60. Warmer readings and more humidity will return Friday afternoon with rain and thunderstorm chances increasing by evening. Some storms may be strong to severe with damaging straight line winds as the primary threat. Next week expect sunshine and above normal temperatures to dominate with a hot and humid dry stretch in the mid/upper 80s to near 90.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear and mild. Lows around 60°. Light south/southwest wind.
TOMORROW: Mostly sunny during the morning, followed by increasing afternoon clouds. A chance of thunderstorms by mid to late afternoon. Breezy, warm, and humid with highs in the middle to upper 80s. Southwest winds at 10 to 20 mph. Some of these storms may be on the strong to severe side with heavy rain, dangerous lightning, large hail, and damaging winds.
TOMORROW NIGHT: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Some of these storms may be on the strong to severe side with heavy rain, dangerous lightning, large hail, and damaging winds in the evening hours. Warm and muggy with lows in the mid/upper 60s. West/southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph.
SATURDAY: A chance of a few early morning lingering showers, otherwise becoming partly sunny by afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. West/northwest winds at 5 to 15 mph.
SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. A bit warmer with highs in the mid 80s.