FORECAST: Cool again tonight, but warming into the weekend.

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Another cool night ahead, but the slowing warming trend will continue into the weekend.

  • Tonight: Mostly clear and cool. Low: 41°.
  • Friday: Sunshine with some high clouds around through the afternoon. High: 70°.
  • Saturday: Increasing clouds, but dry and a little warmer. High: 72°.

It was certainly nice to see more sunshine across the region today and it was a little warmer than Wednesday as well. The warming trend will continue as we go into the weekend, but there will be an increase in cloud cover as well. It will still be mostly clear overnight tonight and with a light wind, temperatures will fall off into the upper 30s to lower 40s for most.

Friday does look a little warmer with temperatures climbing into the upper 60s to lower 70s, but after some early sunshine, we will see some high clouds stream into the area later in the day.

The clouds will be a little thicker for both Saturday and Sunday, but increasing southerly winds will still push temperatures into the low to mid 70s each afternoon. Most will remain dry these two days, but a stray shower or rumble of thunder cannot be ruled out for some on Sunday.

The opportunities for rain and even some thunder will increase as we start the new work week.
A few stray showers/storms look possible Monday during the afternoon hours as a warm front to our south lifts northward across the region. The will be spotty and for now, the severe threat looks low. Temperatures will continue to climb into the mid 70s where no showers or storms pop up. The atmosphere will become a bit more “unsettled” for Tuesday and Wednesday of next week as warm and humid air continues to pour into the region. Highs will climb into the mid to upper 70s each day and scattered showers and storms will be possible each day.

A cold front looks to sweep from northwest to southeast across the region overnight Wednesday into early Thursday and if a few more ingredients come together, there could be some stronger storms that accompany this front. We will keep a close eye on this system over the weekend into early next week.

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