Tonight's Forecast: Gusty evening showers depart, clearing skies thereafter

Mild Tuesday & Wednesday, much cooler late week
Posted at 4:04 AM, Oct 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 22:40:03-04

WEST MICHIGAN — The forecast from FOX 17 Meteorologist Anthony Domol: A cold front approaching early this evening will continue to produce breezy/windy conditions for several more hours. A relatively thin band of rain, thunder, and lightning will move in from west to east during the late-afternoon period along and behind an approaching cold front. This weather will be accompanied by gusty winds to 40+ mph. The rainfall will not last more than a few hours and will be followed up by rapidly clearing skies this evening. Mild weather sticks around for Tuesday and Wednesday before a big shift to cooler conditions arrives Thursday morning, lasting into the upcoming weekend.

OVERNIGHT: Clear skies. West winds at 5-10 mph.

TOMORROW/TUESDAY: Sunny at the start. Becoming partly sunny. Breezy. An afternoon sprinkle is possible from Grand Rapids and northward. High temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. Southwest winds at 10-20 mph, gusting to 30-35 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny and comfortable. Breezy. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. Southeast to south winds increasing to 10-20 mph by late morning, gusting to 30-35 mph during the afternoon.

THURSDAY: A cold front moves through during the morning dropping temperatures from 60° early to 50° by the end of the morning. Temperatures stay right around 50° for the remainder of the day. A few spotty rain showers are possible throughout the day. Breezy.