Sunny, but unseasonably cold Friday; region to warm up over Easter weekend

After a freezing cold night, today will be cold and clear, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

Despite plenty of sunshine, temperatures aren’t expected to rise past the mid to upper 40s Friday.

Tonight will also be clear as temperatures once more drop below freezing to a lot near 27 degrees.

There will be some clouds starting before dawn, for partly cloudy skies on Saturday as temperatures warm to a high around 60 degrees.

The warm temperatures will come with breezy winds, though the NWS said the weather will stay dry.

Saturday night will be mostly clear, with temperatures falling to around 41 degrees.

On Sunday it will again be partly cloudy, with temperatures getting even warmer to a high around 67 degrees. Conditions will be favorable for an outdoor Easter egg hunt.

Sunday night, temperatures will fall to around 41 degrees under partly cloudy skies.

Warm weather will continue to linger at the start of the work week, with temperatures hitting the low 70s on Monday and Tuesday. There’s a chance of rain Monday night into Tuesday, with more showers possible later next week.

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