Weekend Chill Set to Arrive; Will it Last?

We will have a cooldown this weekend to below average temperatures, but will it last into late-month? We don’t think so. Below is the GFS temperature anomaly valid 8am Sunday.

The chill could last into Monday or Tuesday, but by the end of next week our temps will swing back to above normal.

In fact some locations could see highs in the 80s by the end of next week. We can see this in the below GFS image showing well above normal temps.

This is the season for Carolina Wedges, which means cold air is forced up again the mountains to our west. There could be some rainy days that don’t get out of the 40s. But that is normal for spring around here. Spring arrives on March 20th, so in three days.

The wild swings in temperatures are a perfect indicator of spring in the South. However, we will likely trend warmer due to the extreme lack of snow along the East Coast from this past winter.

Jesse and I are not too thrilled with the outcome, but we are not in control and would not have it any other way.


Author: Michael Griffith

I have had a passion for the weather since a very young age and am a degreed meteorologist. I have a Bachelor of Science from Penn State University and a Master's from Plymouth State University. If you ever see me out and about in the Charlotte, NC area, be sure to say hi!