Thursday: More seasonable weather ahead of a stormy Friday

/ March 8, 2023 at 8:09 PM

More seasonable weather for early March continues on Thursday with a few more clouds working their way into the area ahead of a storm system that’ll bring rain our way on Friday. We’ll start the day in the low-to-mid-40s before warming to the upper 60s in the afternoon. Rain chances should hold off until after midnight.

Friday will represent a pretty good pollen rinse for the area as rain is expected for much of the day before a front comes by and shuts it off later in the evening. Temperatures will head to near 70° despite the rain. A rumble of thunder or two is possible, and some pockets of heavier rain could occur, but this should be a pretty benign rainfall event (and, again, a welcomed pollen rinse for many).

We’ll start Saturday in the mid-40s with clearing skies as high pressure builds back in. Highs top out in the mid-60s in a slightly cooler airmass under mostly sunny skies. If you like sunshine, Saturday’s going to be the pick day for you. We should get much of Sunday in dry, though scattered showers will be possible later in the evening as the next storm system approaches the area. Highs on Sunday reach into the upper 60s with increasing cloud cover throughout the day. Rain then sets in overnight and looks to linger into Monday.

Daylight Saving Time returns this weekend

Don’t forget: Clocks spring forward one hour overnight Saturday/early Sunday morning as Daylight Saving Time returns. The sun will come up around 7:34am and set at 7:25pm on Sunday, and we’ll be in for 7pm or later sunsets until early October. (And early risers, it’ll be April 8 before the sun comes up prior to 7am again.) Alas, we’ll have to put that hour of sleep in escrow to get it back in November.

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