Rain Thursday Afternoon; A Dry Weekend Ahead

02 March, 2018, 03:28 | Author: Celia Hoffman
  • First Warning Forecast Unseasonably warm under a mix of sun and clouds

Friday afternoon highs top out in the upper 60s, with sunshine expected throughout the day. The sun may try to peak out during the afternoon, especially north of I-44 where temperatures will be warmest.

After the passage of the front, drier and cooler air will, once again, move in, with a few snow showers possible in the mountains towards the Tennessee border early Friday morning.

More showers are falling Monday monring. High pressure will take over and gradually clear out skies tomorrow.

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The early rain will help with the pollen levels Monday, but Tuesday the pollen count will jump back up. There's also uncertainty on next week's weather mainly with temperatures but also how quickly the storm system Sunday night will move out on Monday. The rain chances are up on both days, and so it's best to be prepared for some rain and have your umbrella.

After the cold start, temperatures will slowly rebound into the mid 40s under sunny skies, average for this time of year. However, a cool front over the central part of the nation will arrive Thursday afternoon, accompanied by gusty winds, showers and thunderstorms. Good news is that this will not be anywhere as bad as the rain we had during the past week. Look for lows to settle into the low to middle 30s. They will start out in the upper 60s, then will be in the mid 70s by Friday.


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