A Damp Tuesday Evening and Chilly Midweek

A passing cold front will leave the Tri-State with scattered rainfall and our coolest temperatures in more than a month.

Posted: Mar 30, 2021 6:18 PM

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.

Evansville
Cloudy
74° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 74°
Owensboro
Cloudy
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 75°
Princeton
Mostly Cloudy
86° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 90°
Madisonville
Cloudy
76° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 77°
Jasper
Mostly Cloudy
85° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 87°
Early-morning fog will be possible by daybreak tomorrow. Clouds will increase from the south through midday. Scattered showers and storms will develop by the evening and increase in coverage after sunset. Expect highs to approach the low-80s.
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