Showers have been minimal so far this morning, with nothing more than isolated activity thus far. As we work further into the morning and into the afternoon, a cold front will bring a line of showers and embedded storms. The threat remains low for any severe weather, but not out of the question. The SPC has placed the area under a Marginal risk of severe winds (60 mph+) as the line works through this afternoon/evening.
Breaking it down further with model guidance, the line will work through after 5pm, bringing moderate to heavy (within thunderstorms) rainfall. Fortunately, this should be out by the overnight, allowing for clearing as we work into Friday. This means plenty of sunshine to end the work week as well as the start of the weekend. Upper level waves will then bring additional chances (isolated to scattered) for Monday and the new work week.
With the front working through, colder temperatures will follow. This will be brief, as temperatures climb back to around 70 on Saturday and into the mid 70s Sunday and again Monday. Highs tomorrow will generally run in the mid and upper 60s with overnight lows into Saturday morning in the mid and upper 40s.
Be sure to keep your phone/tv/radio nearby if any alerts/warnings are issued this afternoon/evening. The biggest threat will be wind damage, but the odds remain low. Nonetheless, use caution and remain alert.
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