This is due to an uncertainty in the positioning of a slow moving frontal system which is battling against the high pressure to the east. These showers departing from west to east, but the clouds will likely stick around through the evening Sunday. High temperatures stretch to near 70 inland, 60s at the coast. Current projected rain totals are under a half an inch in our area, but thunderstorms could produce heavier amounts in some areas. A flood watch is posted for western New England and up north, where more rain and melting snow could create flooding.
Saturday is likely to be a day of nationwide summer temperatures, according to weather forecaster Weerplaza.
While it said it is unlikely the country will have its hottest April or Easter, there could be record temperatures on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
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After a chilly start to Saturday, the spectacular weather continues with abundant sunshine and slightly warmer temperatures.
You can follow my updates here and on Twitter @growingwisdom. The bulk of the rain happened this morning, now we're transitioning to hit or miss showers throughout the day. Much of the day is dry. It will be moderately muggy.
Met Eireann says it will be partly cloudy for most of Friday, followed by cloudy spells on Saturday and Sunday. Otherwise, breaks of sun with winds decreasing through the afternoon.
The Met Office said most of the United Kingdom will see clear skies and warm temperatures for the Easter weekend, with highs of up to 27C on Easter Monday. We'll still deal with the clouds and a few showers, but at least we are tracking warmer weather. Highs in the mid-60s.