A cooler pattern will settle in for Easter with chances of widespread frost likely over the weekend. Multiple chances of rain will occur over the 5-day period with the highest chances of rain being on Monday.
Saturday: A cold front will move through the early morning hours bringing chances of rain for the pre-dawn hours to around noon on Saturday. The morning will be cloudy but clouds will decrease a the day goes on. Highs will be in the low 50’s nighttime lows in the mid 30’s.
Easter Sunday: The morning will be rather cold temperatures will be well below freezing to start off the morning. A good reminder that if you have an sensitive Easter flowers to make sure they are inside from Saturday night to Sunday morning. The day will be partly to mostly sunny highs around 50°F, morning lows in the upper 20’s.
Monday: A system is expected to move through sometime on Monday with the greatest chance for rain being before noon on Monday. Just a good ole fashioned cold rain, the day will be cloudy, highs in the low 50’s, morning lows in the mid 30’s.
Tuesday: A weak ridge will hold any rain at bay that might try to sneak it’s way in early in the nighttime hours on Tuesday. The day should be mostly sunny to sunny on Tuesday. Highs in the low to mid 50’s, morning lows in the low 30’s.
Wednesday: Our high pressure ridge is shoved off to the east, a strong surface low is expected to be located over southern Ontario with a cold front stretching down to the Ozarks region. Wednesday could be a day of more significant rainfall during the late afternoon into evening hours on Wednesday. This system moving through should set us up for a pattern flip to warmer temperatures. The day will be mostly cloudy to cloudy. Highs will be around 60°F, lows in the upper 30’s.
-CWS Forecaster: Ben Waggoner-