A strong thunderstorm in parts of southeast Michigan blew through downtown Detroit on Saturday evening with high winds and moved east near Grosse Pointe and St. Clair Shores, according to the National Weather Service.

The rain also delayed the game at Michigan Stadium between Michigan and Utah. Lightning strikes were reported to have been numerous. When lightning is in the area, NCAA guidelines stipulate there must be a minimum 30-minute delay after the last strike.

A significant weather advisory issued by the Weather Service for Metro Detroit ended at 9:15 p.m.

Overnight, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 64 degrees.

The rain will continue Sunday with a thunderstorm possible after noon. Temperatures will hover near 70 degrees. The wind will pick up in the afternoon, with gusts as high as 25 mph. The rain shouldn't let up until the early hours of Monday morning.

The workweek will start with mostly sunny skies but cooler temperatures, with a high near 61 degrees. The temperature will rise to 68 degrees by Tuesday and continue to increase throughout a week that should be sunny and warm. Friday could see a high temperature of 73 degrees.

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