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Sunday was the second hottest June 17 on record in Southeast Michigan, reaching a high of 96 degrees at Metro Airport. Monday is expected to be about as hot, which, along with high humidity, will make it feel like a 100-degree day.

The heat advisory that went into effect Sunday morning will remain through 6 p.m., said Sara Pampreen, a National Weather Service meteorologist. 

Monday will reach "90 by noon," Pampreen said, and will top out in the lower to mid-90s. The heat index will make it feel somewhere in the range of 95 to 100 degrees. The dew point will be in the low 70s, which will give Monday a "sticky" feel.

The city of Detroit will open more than two dozen cooling centers in response to the heat. Detroit Public Schools Community District is letting class out three hours early.

The high heat owes to westerly winds, which bring warmer air to the region. But Monday afternoon a cold front will move in, bringing rain showers in the evening and overnight. 

The cold front will bring Metro Detroit back to temperatures more in line with seasonal averages: a high of about 79 on Tuesday, and highs in the low 70s/early 80s the rest of the week.

 

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