3/9 – Rob Friday/Weekend Forecast
An area of low pressure over British Columbia has a frontal system extending down the lee side of the Rockies into the Texas Panhandle. Not much in the way of clouds across the area this morning, under the high, with light winds along with temperature ranging from the upper 30s north to the mid 40s.
High pressure will move eastward today and be off the eastern Florida coast by late this evening. Warm air advection tonight and Saturday will lead to the potential of thunderstorms near and north of a developing warm front, these storms should have hail potential. In the warm sector, there is the potential for thunderstorms Saturday afternoon/night with a Slight Risk of severe weather.
Temperatures return to near normal today and will be a bit warmer than normal on Saturday. The cooler air arrives in most areas by late Sunday evening. With the upper system moving east of the area Sunday, high pressure at the surface will gradually move into the area, and be centered over Alabama by Thursday evening. Little or no precipitation is expected during the workweek as temperatures will be below normal for much of that time, possibly moderating toward normal by Friday. There is potential for a light freeze over northern portions of the area on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings.