I hope you are bracing for a chilly day. As you can clearly make out below, the cold front has pushed through providing a temperature change of nearly 20 degrees from this time yesterday. As the day progresses, we won't warm up too much as highs top out around 50 degrees. We do gradually warm through the day, but this afternoon (especially) and Thursday will be on the chilly side.
In addition to the cold temperatures, a brisk north/northwest wind will make temperatures feel even colder. Gusts will be up to 25 mph during the afternoon. High pressure intrudes the eastward half of the US, allowing for clearing through Thursday and most of Friday. Again though, another system is expected to bring widespread shower activity Saturday before clearing once again returns late in the weekend and early next week.
Long term, the CPC suggests another pattern shift; this time, a warm one. Closing out the month of April, temperatures should be on the warm (above average) side. The CPC also suggests precipitation to be above average to close out the month.
A FREEZE WARNING is in effect overnight tonight. Protect sensitive vegetation both tonight and tomorrow night as frost and freezing temperatures are likely. Overnight lows for most will be in the upper 20s to low 30s, with some sheltered locations dropping evening cooler. Check out more information below.
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