We started the morning on the cool side with temperatures in the lower 40's but that will quickly be replaced with warmer air to the west. For this afternoon, look to have high's near 70 with sunny skies overhead.
For the days ahead, a low pressure system (currently in the Upper Mid-West) will begin working east. With this system, a cold front will begin extending down from the Great Lakes to southern Texas. Ahead of this front is where we will see most of the action late Tuesday and throughout Wednesday. Severe potential remains low in our neck of the woods but a few thunderstorms, gusty winds, and downpours can't be ruled out.
Sunshine will stick around this afternoon and again early Tuesday. Cloud cover will increase throughout the day tomorrow as our next rain maker draws near. Showers will arrive late overnight Tuesday and early into Wednesday. We will likely begin the first half of the day with heavier showers and thunderstorms before scattered showers follow overnight. Clearing will take place Thursday afternoon with sunshine and warmer temperatures Friday and the weekend.
Rain totals Wednesday and early Thursday will be in the ballpark of 0.5" and 1". Locally higher amounts are likely within heavier pockets of showers/t'storms.
That will wrap it up for today but enjoy the sunshine and warming temperatures before showers return Wednesday.
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