Weekend could include a few showers

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Good morning! We’ve made it to Friday, and it looks like a wonderful day. Starting temperatures are much warmer than yesterday morning thanks to a southeast breeze overnight. That breeze may get gusty today, with a few places hitting 30 mph this afternoon, especially northwest of I-44. I think models are too cool with temperatures and I expect just about everyone to hit at least 70° this afternoon. There may be a few high clouds, but otherwise we’re looking at lots of sunshine. An upper wave will push into the region by tomorrow morning with an attending cold front. There won’t be much moisture for this system to work with, but we may see a few showers during the first half or so of the day. I think clouds may be stubborn in the afternoon, and this will keep our temperatures in the lower to middle 60s. Clouds will then begin the day Sunday with some sun breaking out and highs back in the 70s. It still looks like a healthy line of storms will erupt Sunday night, likely after 10 pm, and move through the region in the overnight hours. A few of these could be strong or even severe, with some gusty winds and perhaps a little bit of hail. For most areas the rain will be gone by the time you wake up Monday. Colder temperatures will arrive for early next week, with the next cold front expected around Thursday. Some chilly air is expected about a week from today.