Best Easter weekend in years on track… Rainfall to follow

Flood warnings continue along several area rivers including the Mississippi and Rock. Crests are occurring now and will continue for the rest of the month. Be prepared for road closures and detours in these areas. For more information on river levels go to

A quiet and clear night will lead to major boost in numbers on Easter Sunday with highs approaching the 80 degree mark. This will be the warmest Easter Sunday since the Easter of 2014 when the temperatures touched 82 degrees.

We’ll track on new system as we start the new week with scattered showers and a few embedded thunderstorms.  In the days to follow I’ve seen some signs with plenty of broken cloudiness but no real significant chance for rainfall.

Chief meteorologist James Zahara

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