Chilly with clearing skies today; Showers to begin overnight

This weekend will be much warmer with highs in the mid-40s before a cold front makes a quick trek across the region Sunday afternoon.

Today will start cloudy with skies gradually becoming mostly sunny with a high near 48 degrees, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Clouds will disperse by clearing afternoon wise.

Rain will increase tonight ahead of an approaching cold front, the NWS said in a Twitter post. Increase in coverage will occur throughout the area mainly after midnight, NWS said.

South winds will persist overnight and may even strengthen a bit which will keeps temperatures well above normal, according to the NWS.

Mild temperatures from over the weekend will turn into much colder temps for the incoming week.

Clouds will increase tonight, which will have an overnight low around 42 degrees. Rain is expected overnight, mainly after 2 a.m. It will be breezy, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

“A weak front will stall out across Ohio today and then lift back north as a warm front tonight,” the NWS said.

Rain is likely Sunday, mainly before 1 p.m. The day will be cloudy with a high temperature again near 45 degrees.

Sunday night will turn much colder, with the overnight low around 33 degrees. There is a slight chance of rain before 1 a.m., but any lingering showers are likely turn to snow flurries as the temperature drops.

Monday will be the warmest day of the new workweek, with mostly cloudy skies and a high in the upper 30s.

The rest of the week will have high temperatures mostly just below freezing, with a chance of snow returning Tuesday night, according to the NWS.

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