It was, up until quite recently, a beautiful spring day across the Tri-State - after reaching temperatures in the mid 70s area-wide, scattered shower and thunderstorm activity arriving ahead of an advancing cold front is making for a damper, cooler evening ahead. Blustery northwesterly winds paired with the rainfall will drive temperatures down into the low 40s overnight, though the rainfall will exit prior to Wednesday's sunrise. Expect a cooler midweek overall; lingering cloud cover and the aforementioned northwesterly winds will help keep temperatures from reaching 50° in spots tomorrow. Wind chill values tomorrow afternoon will struggle to climb above the upper 30s and low 40s.
If you think 51° in Evansville sounds cool, just wait until Thursday. While our anticipated morning low of 29° will mark our coolest recorded temperature in over three weeks (as well as trigger a Freeze Warning from 1AM -9AM Thursday), our peak temperature of 43° will mark our coolest afternoon high since February 20th. Colder yet will be Friday morning's low temperature of 26°, our coldest start to the day in nearly a month and a half! Fortunately, the mercury is expected to gradually rise from there.
Good Friday will be sunny and 50°; cooler than average yes, but pleasant nonetheless. Saturday looks warmer yet - we'll hit 63° under partly cloudy skies that day before hopping up to 70° even come Easter Sunday. We'll even kick off the next work week with an afternoon high of 73° next Monday. As long as we can get through this upcoming 48 hour stretch of chilly weather, at least we can enjoy a little warm up late this week.