Tonight's Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a pop-up shower possible

Widespread rain arrives Friday afternoon
Posted at 7:33 AM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 20:13:57-04

LANSING, Mich. — Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Your Thursday evening begins with warmer temperatures, with some spots remaining in the lower 50s to lower 60s. Clouds thicken as a weak, moisture-starved cold front moves through the state. A few pop-up rain showers or sprinkles are possible. Behind this front, we're tracking another system for tomorrow. A few spotty rain showers are possible early Friday, with high temperatures falling back into the middle 40s. Widespread rain showers and breezy conditions develop for the afternoon and evening, lasting into the first half of Saturday. Temperatures stay cooler on Saturday, with high temperatures lingering in the middle 40s. Temperatures rebound on Sunday, pushing back into the 50s, with dry conditions and sunshine. Spring officially arrives Sunday, March 20 at 11:33 A.M. It's called the spring/vernal equinox with about 12 hours of daylight/12 hours of darkness.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a chance of pop-up showers. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds northwest/northeast at 5 to 10 mph.

TOMORROW: Cloudy with rain developing, and a bit breezy. Highs in the middle 40s. Winds northeast at 10 to 15 mph.

SATURDAY: Cloudy with lingering rain showers through midday. Highs in the middle 40s.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and mild. Highs in the middle 50s.

MONDAY: Partly cloudy and mild. Highs in the lower 60s.

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