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Metro Detroit is likely to experience the hottest stretch of weather so far this year with highs approaching the mid-90s later this week.

The expected high for Monday is 90 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. On Tuesday, temperatures will be relatively cooler with a high of 82.

Things will start to heat up again with a high of 86 on Wednesday and a high of 90 degrees on Thursday.

The high for both Friday and Saturday is expected to be 94. The expected high for Sunday is 89.

“It’s probably going to be the hottest we’ve seen so far this year,” said Dan Thompson, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake Township.

The average high for this time of year is 84 degrees, he said.

The weather this week will also be humid.

“That’ll make it feel hotter,” Thompson said.

There is a chance of rain later in the week with possible showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for Thursday night through Sunday.

cwilliams@detroitnews.com

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