Cool overnight, warmer Wednesday; showers and storms return late Thursday

Published: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 3:28 AM
Updated: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 10:40 PM

Rain returns by the end of the week.

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QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Rain, storms return late Thursday
  • Cooler to start weekend
  • Pleasantly warm Easter Sunday

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DETAILED FORECAST

Overnight: A few more clouds will move in, with temperatures overnight dipping to a low in the lower to middle 50s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Wednesday: There will be more clouds than sun, but it will still be breezy and warm with temperatures rising into the middle 70s. 

Thursday: It will be mostly cloudy, windy and warm with highs in the mid-70s. A few passing showers will be possible at times during the day. Winds increase through the day and could gust between 35 and 45 mph. Steadier rain and a few thunderstorms become more likely into the evening and overnight hours. There is no threat for severe weather, but downpours and gusty winds are possible.

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Friday: Showers and a few rumbles of thunder are possible early and could cause a few slowdowns for the morning commute. Clouds will linger with occasional showers for the rest of the day. It will still be windy and cooler with temperatures in the lower to middle 50s, then falling into the afternoon. 

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Saturday: Mostly cloudy, breezy and cool conditions are expected with highs in the lower to middle 50s. A few passing showers are possible, mainly east of Interstate 75.

Easter: A beautiful end to the weekend is expected Sunday with some morning clouds giving way to a mostly sunny sky for the afternoon. It will still be breezy at times but warmer with highs in the lower 70s.