THURSDAY: High pressure noses in briefly to keep the weather calm through your Thursday. Expect high clouds to mix with sunshine amid a cool northeasterly flow – temperatures will top out in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Clouds will begin to increase from the south Thursday evening as we fall back into the 30s and lower 40s.
FRIDAY: A warm front will make progress, pushing north through the day; with it, expect an increase in clouds and the option for scattered showers to return through Friday. Expect temperatures to work their way in the upper 50s and lower 60s north; lower to middle 60s south. Warm air flowing in from the south will keep temperatures bolstered, in the upper 50s through Friday night amid the chance for showers.
RAINY WEEKEND: An active pattern will take hold across the region, bringing periods of showers and storms to the are throughout much of the weekend. The bulk of the rain will likely come through Saturday, which in most accounts, will be a washout. Expect temperatures to make a run for 70°, despite the rain. Rain showers will continue Saturday night, into parts of Sunday, though there may be break through the latter part of the day – temperatures will top out in the 60s, before tumbling through the day into the 50s late. Before the weekend is done, we may pick up an additional 1 – 3” of rain.
UNSETTLED NEXT WEEK: The overall pattern will stay the same, bringing period of rain to the region through much of the upcoming work and school week. Each day will feature at least the option for showers and storms. Highs Monday will likely be the coolest, in the upper 50s and lower 60s, though mild temperatures will generally be the rule through much of the week. Expect highs Tuesday through Thursday to be in the 60s and lower 70s.
WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist
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