Scattered showers for the start of the weekend

OVERVIEW: This evening with the heat and humidity building and an advancing cold front, an evening shower or t-storm is possible. A better chance overnight into Saturday as a cold front approaches. It will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms for much of the day. It clears the area Saturday night leading to a nice end to the weekend with Mother’s Day dry and mostly sunny. Temperatures soar into the 80s to start the week as our next warm front moves in Monday. It may trigger an isolated shower or thunderstorm. Showers and storms possible again Wednesday with the best chance Thursday as a cold front swings through. Cooler weather will follow late next week.

EVENING FORECAST: Hazy skies, isolated showers and storms initially then becoming more possible later tonight and overnight. Temps will fall from the upper 70s to around 69.

OVERNIGHT:  A better chance for showers and rumble of thunder is possible as a batch of wet weather looks to swing in from the southwest.   Temperatures will be very mild in the low 60s. It will feel a bit on the muggy side.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS:  This particular model showing rain potential could amount to a .25″ to .50″.

Rainfall Potential

WEEKEND OUTLOOK:  Next front coming in from the Ohio Valley will bring a better chance for scattered showers and maybe a few rumbles of thunder for Saturday. With the clouds and showers around, highs will be held in the mid 70s. Mother’s Day looks great and will remain dry and warm with highs in the upper 70s.

Hour by Hour

SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE EARLY BUT HIGHER CHANCE IN THE AFTERNOON

 

MOM’S DAY FORECAST:  Mother’s Day looks great and will remain dry and warm with highs in the upper 70s.

Holiday Forecast

EARLY NEXT WEEK: Warm front approaches Monday triggering isolated chance for a shower or storm but most of the looks dry and very warm in the lower 80s.  Tuesday continues warm with a stray shower or storm possible but highs will reach the middle 80s. Wednesday and Thursday will have the best chance for showers and thunderstorms as a cold front advances from the west. When it passes the area is still in question as timing varies amongst the models.

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!! Hope all you moms have a wonderful day. J

MaryEllen Pann, Chief Meteorologist

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