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First Alert Forecast: first weekend of spring to feature warmer temps

As expected, a chilly breeze flow capped temperatures to the 50s despite sun Thursday. Sun plus a south breeze will lead to bigger temperature gains Friday. (Source: WECT) As expected, a chilly breeze flow capped temperatures to the 50s despite sun Thursday. Sun plus a south breeze will lead to bigger temperature gains Friday. (Source: WECT)
Your temperature and wind model illustrates the south breeze, and its warming effects, well. Notice widespread 60s and even a few inland 70s at 4 p.m. Friday. (Source: WECT) Your temperature and wind model illustrates the south breeze, and its warming effects, well. Notice widespread 60s and even a few inland 70s at 4 p.m. Friday. (Source: WECT)
Your First Alert 7-Day Planning Forecast features even warmer weather for the weekend and early next week. Isolated showers and storms enter the mix shortly. (Source: WECT) Your First Alert 7-Day Planning Forecast features even warmer weather for the weekend and early next week. Isolated showers and storms enter the mix shortly. (Source: WECT)
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Strong March sunshine will fuel a robust warming trend into the weekend and much of next week. Shower and storm chances will gradually re-enter the mix...

FRIDAY FORECAST DETAILS: Enjoy sunny or partly sunny skies, light and mellow southeast breezes, and 60s to locally lower 70s for afternoon highs!

EXTENDED FORECAST TEMPERATURES: Expect a pattern of daytime temperatures in the 60s and 70s and nighttime temperatures in the too-warm-for-frost 50s. 

EXTENDED FORECAST RAIN CHANCES: Saturday will have a 10 to 20% chance for showers. Sunday through Tuesday will have 30 to 40% shower and storm chances.

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