Storm Team 8 Forecast: Daybreak 050823
The Storm Team 8 forecast on News 8 Daybreak on Monday, May 8, 2023, predicts a mild and quiet morning in West Michigan.
The day starts with temperatures in the 50s across most areas and a decent amount of cloud cover.
However, there are breaks in the clouds early on, allowing for some pockets of sunshine.
Later in the day, a disturbance is expected to move in, bringing the potential for showers and storms in the early to mid-afternoon hours.
Despite the disturbance, the day is likely to remain dry for most places.
Although it will be considerably cloudy, temperatures are expected to be around 68 degrees.
The forecast for the week shows a warmer pattern ahead, with temperatures nearing 80 degrees later in the week.
There may be some isolated showers and storms towards the end of the week and into the weekend as the pattern warms up.
However, there is no expected repeat of frost and freeze conditions, indicating a favorable time for planting tender annuals after Mother’s Day.
Rain chances increase this afternoon, but Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday are expected to be dry.
There may be a few isolated showers and thunderstorms during this period, with rainfall amounts not expected to be significant.
By Thursday and Friday, temperatures are projected to spike up to almost 80 degrees, providing wonderful and warmer conditions.
However, there may be some more active weather at times as the weekend approaches.
In terms of road conditions, the morning commute on Monday is looking good with mostly light traffic and clear, dry roadways.
Drivers in the area can expect a problem-free commute.
Further updates on the Monday morning commute will be provided in about 15 minutes.
Overall, West Michigan can anticipate a mild and quiet morning, followed by the possibility of showers and storms in the afternoon.
The week will see a warming trend, with temperatures reaching near 80 degrees by the end of the week.
Planting conditions are favorable, and although some rain is expected, it will not be excessive.
Drivers can enjoy smooth travel on the area roadways during the Monday morning commute.