This will be the best day of Easter weekend with highs this afternoon in the low 60s. High pressure influencing our weather today as it moves east allowing winds to become southerly..
An unsettled weather pattern sets up starting tomorrow as a system moves into the viewing area from the southwest, bringing mainly rain during the day, with a chance for storms at night as a cold front crosses the area. Easter high temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s. Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are possible with heavier amounts to the south.
Severe weather chances are marginal in the viewing area with the Storm Prediction Center placing most of the viewing area at a level 2 out of 5. A major severe weather event is forecast for states to the south with Alabama and Arkansas a likely locations.
The coming week will be cool with highs remaining below average in the 50s. A lingering shower possible early Monday as colder air arrives. With lows in the 30s more frost can be expected Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. A chance for showers comes on Wednesday and Friday.
SHORT TERM FORECAST
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and warmer.. High: 62. Wind: S 5-10 mph.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy, shower chance, not as cold. Low 50. Wind: S 5-10 mph
EASTER SUNDAY: Occasional rain, storms possible late. High: 67. Wind: SW 10-20 mph
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