Quiet end to the week before severe storms move in for Easter Sunday

SUMMARY: Pretty quiet, cooler and nice weather stays in place for Friday and Saturday but that will all change on Sunday. A big storm system will move through the region on Easter Sunday and it could spark a severe weather outbreak across the Deep South. We’re right now as of Friday morning under a Level 3-4 risk of severe weather. All modes of severe weather remain on the table including damaging winds, large hail, tornadoes and flooding.

FRIDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy. Much cooler with lows in the mid 40s this morning. Turning sunny by the afternoon. Below normal highs in the low 60s. Breezy northerly winds 10-20 mph.

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mainly clear and chilly. Lows in the upper 30s to around 40.

SATURDAY: A mix of sun & clouds. Highs in the lower 70s.

SATURDAY NIGHT: Becoming cloudy with rain and thunder developing after midnight. Lows in the 50s.

EASTER SUNDAY: Areas of rain and thunderstorms. Some storms could become severe with large hail, damaging wind gusts, tornadoes, and heavy rainfall. Between 1 to 4 inches of rain may fall and that could lead to some flooding. Mild highs in the mid 70s are expected.

NEXT WEEK: Below average conditions are likely overall with highs mainly in the 60s and lows in the 40s and upper 30s. The week looks quiet with mostly sunny skies.

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