Today is going to be the warmest day we see for awhile. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day. Locally heavy rain is possible. High temperatures reach the middle and upper 60s, and will likely hold steady through midnight tonight ahead of a strong cold front.
Winds will pick up out of the southeast 10-20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph at times. Behind the strong cold front, winds will switch to the west 15-25 mph for Friday.
As mentioned, rain and thunderstorms will be possible throughout the day.
More scattered showers and a few thunderstorms are possible tonight.
Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25″ to 0.75″ will be possible, with some areas getting more than in inch. This shouldn’t have a big impact on rivers, but they are running high in some locations. Click here for the latest river levels and forecasts.
A few lingering showers are possible tomorrow. Some snowflakes will also be possible, but most of the moisture will be out of the area by the time the cooler temperatures move in.
Friday night football will be cold. Temperatures will be in the 40s, falling into the 30s with a brisk wind.
A Freeze Watch is in effect for most of the area Friday night (these will likely be expanded north). Be sure to bring sensitive plants inside.