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March 31st Update

March goes out like a lamb

An active month of March ends with quiet weather on Saturday. Look for sunshine and highs in the low to mid 50s. Skies will stay clear in the evening. You’ll see the full “Sap” moon rising this evening. It’s the second full moon of March, commonly called a blue moon. It’s also the second blue moon of the year. That only happens once every 19 years, so the next time we’ll see it is in 2037. Mark your calendars!

A few light rain showers are possible before 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday. The sun will break through around midday on Sunday, and it looks like a decent afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 50s with a developing northwest breeze. The northwest wind brings in colder air Sunday night. That sets the stage for a touch of snow Monday morning. I do not expect it to stick to pavement, and it may not accumulate that well on the grass. If it was mid-winter, this would be a nuisance 1-3″ snow event. The sun angle is not much different from it is around Labor Day, so it’s likely to melt on contact with pavement after sunrise. The timing of any snow on Monday is 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. Skies will clear in the afternoon with highs in the 40s.

Tuesday looks gray and eventually unsettled with more rain showers likely in the afternoon. It will only be in the low 40s. The wind swings around to the southwest on Wednesday, and that will send the temperature soaring through the 50s, and possibly into the 60s. Showers are possible again, though, primarily in the afternoon/evening. A thunderstorm cannot be ruled out.

Expect another cool-down late in the workweek. Highs will struggle to reach 50° Thursday and Friday, with showers possible on Friday. As I’ve said, the first two weeks of April look cool and potentially unsettled. I’m watching the potential for snow/mix/rain early next weekend. A storm passing by to the south could come close enough to bring a wintry mix on Saturday. It’s early, and I’ll keep an eye on the forecast with updates during the week.

Have a Happy Easter!

It does not look very spring-like for most of the country in the first 10 days of April

Fred Campagna

President and Chief Meteorologist - Right Weather LLC AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist #756 AMS Certified Broadcast Meteorologist #126

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