After Friday’s sunny skies and temperatures reaching 87 degrees, the weather forecast calls for heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday.

Participants in the Woodward Dream Cruise and cities like Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Benton Harbor will potentially experience lightning, up to an inch of isolated large hail, isolated wind gusts and heavy rain, according to the National Weather Service. .

This forecast is expected between noon and 8 p.m. Saturday for areas along and south of M-59.

Anyone on the Woodward Dream Cruise should pay attention to any warnings announced by the weather service, said NWS Detroit meteorologist Ian Lee.

NWS Detroit/Pontiac reported on Friday a “marginal risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening with damaging isolated gusts of wind or possible large hail as well as locally heavy showers”.

Marginal thunderstorms, also considered isolated, on Saturday will move from southeast Michigan to northeast Michigan at 25 miles per hour.

“Saturday looks like the best potential for seeing strong and potentially severe thunderstorms,” ​​Lee said.

Accuweather reports an 88% chance of precipitation on Sunday, expecting it to be a cloudy and humid day with temperatures reaching 79 degrees. Sunday’s thunderstorms are expected to occur periodically, starting as early as 4 a.m. and potentially ending in the evening.

Weekend weather forecast

According to the National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac office:

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Saturday: Chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with highs near 86. Chance of precipitation 50%.

Saturday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and maybe a thunderstorm after 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. New precipitation is between a tenth and a quarter inch except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 80. Chance of precipitation 80%. New precipitation is between a tenth and a quarter inch, barring higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8 p.m., then possibility of showers and thunderstorms between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., then possibility of showers after 5 a.m. Low around 65.

Monday: Chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m. Partly sunny, with high near 81. Low around 64.