Metro-East News

Friday kicks off start of a warm weekend in metro-east

Another unseasonably warm day awaits those in the metro-east.

The National Weather Service predicts temperatures will reach 70 degrees Friday as the February heat wave continues. It may be a little windy, with gusts as high as 20 mph and winds coming from the southwest at 8 to 13 mph.

With Presidents’ Day (or Washington’s Birthday) being a holiday for many, the three-day weekend will feature highs in the high 60s or low 70s with lows in the mid 40s. Little to no precipitation is expected.

Here’s the outlook:

Friday ... Sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Friday night ... Increasing clouds, with a low around 47. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday ... Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.

Sunday ... Sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Monday ... Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

Monday night ... A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Tuesday ... A 20 percent chance of showers before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

Tuesday night ... Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday ... Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Wednesday night ... Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Thursday ... Partly sunny, with a high near 65.

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