First Warning Forecast: Rain, storms, and a major cool down

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Posted at 5:16 AM, Feb 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-12 22:14:40-05

Meteorologist Maddie Kirker’s First Warning Forecast

More rain and a wild temperature ride ahead… After a dry and cloudy day, scattered light showers will be possible overnight as a warm front lifts north through the region. Temperatures will warm from the 40s to the 60s overnight.

The warm air returns for Thursday but so does the rain and storms. Highs will climb into the low 70s, 20+ degrees above normal for this time of year. Expect scattered showers with the chance for heavy rain and storms through the afternoon to early evening. A strong to severe thunderstorm is possible.

Much colder air will move in for the weekend. Highs will drop to the mid 40s on Friday with clearing skies. Temperatures will struggle to reach 40° on Saturday. Overnight lows will drop into the 20s Friday night and Saturday night. Highs will rebound into the 50s on Sunday.

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy, Showers, Storms, Windy. Highs in the low 70s. Winds: SW 10-20G30

Thursday Night: Showers early, then Partly Cloudy. Breezy. Lows in the upper 30s. Winds: N 5-15

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