Sunny skies have returned and are in full force across the Southeast today. A warm front will build north through the weekend, advecting even warmer air into the area Saturday and Sunday. Highs today will top out in the lower 80s, with mid 80s expected Saturday.
Looking at how these temperatures compare to the norm (low 70s), we'll be well above average. Most will top out 10-15 degrees above seasonable norms, before cooler air once again finds us Tuesday and Wednesday.
A stout low pressure system is currently crossing the Rockies and will bring a sweeping cold front east. This will arrive Monday and into Tuesday, allowing for widespread rainfall and a few thunderstorms. Over the 7-day period, this will generally be the only system we can expect, with rainfall amounts between 0.25-0.5" with locally higher amounts within thunderstorms. As mentioned, cooler air will accompany Tuesday and Wednesday, before trending back up late in the work week.
Take advantage of a beautiful and warm weekend, with highs topping out in the 80s. Be sure to give us a follow if you haven't already @SecretCityWx on Twitter and Facebook.
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