Wednesday's weather update from WTOC meteorologist John Wetherbee

May 8, 2013 

There's one word for our weather: Wow! Temperatures are pushing into the 80s and there's fair weather cumulus clouds before sunset. It will be mild and dry tonight, and all sunshine to end the week before a more vigorous Pacific cold front zips through for Mother's Day weekend. A weak surface high keeps us dry with a light west wind until clouds return as early as Friday night. I think -- I hope -- Saturday will be dry until 3 to 5 p.m., when the first wave of showers and storms should hit. Then we go up to a 50 percent chance of storms for Sunday. Lingering showers are expected early Monday before cooler high pressure takes over for next week, with highs in the 70s. A river flood warning continues for the Ohoopee at Reidsville, expected through the weekend. Now, you'll have to excuse me; I have to get outside! Meteorologist John Wetherbee, CBM

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