Warmest of 2018 before rain and storms reload for the weekend!

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The warming trend continues! As the southwest winds and sunshine prevail again today, our temperatures will surge to perhaps the warmest of 2018. This is much needed, after a cool open to April and well above the seasonal average of 62°. If we reach 78° this afternoon, it will be the warmest, so far, for 2018 (77° on Feb. 20).

Expect additional warmth Friday with a run at the lower 80s, as most areas remain rain-free and winds continue to blow from the southwest! A breakdown in the pattern begins on Saturday and rain will fall off and on through the day. A few storms are possible, butthe likelihood of anything severe remains low and mainly south of Indiana at this time! Falling temperatures will occur on Sunday and could result in a few flurries by Monday, with hopefully our last shot of winter...

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