DETROIT (WWJ) – A heat wave is headed straight for metro Detroit.

It’s been two years since we’ve experienced consecutive 90-degree days — but that’s about to change.

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Forecasters say weekend temperatures are expected to flirt with 90 and perhaps more, thanks to some warm winds blowing up from the south.

Temperatures will be comfortable in the mid-70s on Wednesday and Thursday, and will rise to the upper 80s on Friday. Those temperatures will keep rising, with the potential for 90-plus on Saturday and Sunday.

“It’s going to be a hot, hot weekend pushing over that 90-degree mark,” said CBS 62 Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus. “We’ll see sunny skies on Saturday and maybe a storm on Sunday.”

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By Monday, temperatures will cool back down to the lower 80s.

No area of Michigan has sweated through two straight 90-degree days since July, 2013.

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