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* Manistee near Sherman: Minor Flooding - Dropping and should be below flood stage early Sunday

* Muskegon in Evart and Croton area: While the river is going down, Moderate Flooding continues and river levels won't drop to flood stage until next week

* Warmer Temperatures

We've had a pretty nice day across Northern Michigan.  There has been quite a bit of sun with some passing clouds.  Temperatures have reached the 40s for the U.P. and the 50s for the L.P.  Winds have bee breezy at times, with gusts in the teens and low 20s mainly from the southeast.  Denser clouds and a few rain shower will move in for the U.P. tonight while most of the Lower Peninsula stays dry.  Temperatures will fall into the 30s, with a few upper 20s or low 40s possible.  Winds will be from the southeast at 5-15mph.

Your Easter will be warm for most areas!  Areas of the U.P. will remain in the upper 40s and low 50s with most of the L.P. getting into the 60s.  Clouds will be moving through and rain will be moving through the U.P. and Northern Lower.  Central Lower counties will have just a chance for a few showers.  The good news for flooding concerns is that the amount of rain expected has gone way down since earlier this week.  Any totals .5" or more are expected to be farther north towards the U.P. and Tip of the Mitt.  Winds will be from the southwest at 5-15mph.  Clouds will linger overnight with a few residual showers moving through the L.P. and temperatures remaining in the 30s and 40s.

Some rain will continue into Monday along with cloud cover.  Highs will be warm,  in the 50s and 60s.  Tuesday will be partly cloudy with highs in the mid 40s to low 50s.  Wednesday will be night and sunny with highs in the upper 40s to upper 50s. 

Thursday will be warmer with highs in the mid 50s to mid 60s and mostly cloudy skies.  Rain returns for Friday and Saturday.  Highs on Friday will be in the 50s to mid 60s.  Saturday's highs will be in the upper 40s to upper 50s.

-Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter