The last thing we want to see is a cold stretch resembling March returning in May, but that is exactly what Mother Nature has in-store for Michigan.
Average highs during the middle and end of March range from the middle 40s to the lower 50s. High temperatures by next weekend will be as cold as those numbers.
Normal highs this week are between 66° and 67° but outside of Sunday, zero days will actually be at or above normal. Temperatures will be manageable in the middle to upper 50s Monday through Thursday, but the serious cold pushes south on Friday.
While record cold numbers will likely not be broken, our actual numbers Friday & Saturday will get uncomfortably close. Our highs and lows will likely be within 5° to 10° of the coldest air ever in early May.
You may be asking, when will the warmth return? Models have shown that 60s could come back during the middle of the month, but it could be until the end of May before the seriously warm air comes back...