Showers and Thunderstorms expected Easter Weekend — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

  • Showers and Thunderstorms expected Easter Weekend — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Showers and Thunderstorms expected Easter Weekend — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Have a great Easter weekend.

- Scattered showers/storms with dry time as well Easter Sunday. Precipitation: Several hours of steady rain, mostly in the afternoon.

The timing of this rain is a bit uncertain. If all goes well sunrise Easter services and early morning Easter egg hunts will be rain free, but that's not a guarantee, especially later in the day.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56 degrees.

The weather will start to improve during the afternoon for most when it becomes drier for most places away from the east coast. Then a cold front moves in during the evening, pushing to temperatures into the low to mid 40s, Elliott said. Winds S 15-30 miles per hour. Although the chances of these rain showers and thunderstorms will be scattered in nature, therefore precipitation amounts are expected to be on the low end.

"This weekend is a different kettle of fish with winds coming in from the north as it is a lot cooler and a lot colder".

WTNH Senior Meteorologist Fred Campagna says Sunday's high temperatures could make this Easter the warmest this century. We are not expecting a washout, but a few downpours will be possible. Most of the daylight hours remains dry, the rainfall timing does hold off until the evening.

On Saturday, this system will push a warm front across Central New York. While it rains, temperatures will be in the 60s.

Monday night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Once the cold front passes by, I think we'll see some sunshine develop, and it'll be continued windy (although not as windy as Saturday), with highs near 70 degrees (21 degrees Celsius).

Saturday's showers will be relatively light, with a few rumbles of thunder possible, only accumulating up to 0.1 inches by Sunday morning - very little. High temperatures will reach the upper 70s to lower 80s for most of the state.

The average highs and lows at this time of year are 72 and 52 degrees.