Warm for Friday with Easter Weekend rain chances

Rain holds off again through your Friday with sunshine quickly returning once the fog dissipates, quickly warming temperatures into the lower 80s this afternoon. Both Saturday and Easter Sunday are more unsettled.

Weather on Saturday will be dominated by a deep area of low pressure centred over southern Scandinavia, and a large area of high pressure over the Atlantic to the south-west of the UK. We'll keep you posted as we get closer to the Easter Holiday.

Here's what the National Weather Service is predicting for different regions of the Garden State this weekend.

Mostly cloudy skies will gradually clear today, and the high will be near 63. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Wind: S 10-15. High: 74.

For the rest of the weekend going into next week, Met Office predicted: "Easter Day looks mostly dry, although fairly cloudy".

The chances of afternoon storms back off a bit by the middle of next week.

Sunday night: Showers likely.

MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures will be around with an overnight low temperature of 52 degrees. Southwest wind 8 to 16 miles per hour.

Low areas including Dundee will be mostly dry with sunny spells, whereas hilly Perthshire will see a flurry of snow. A few showers could still linger into Thursday. Fresno will enjoy dry weather with a high in the mid 70's, while the Los Angeles will have a sunny Easter Sunday with a high near 70F. A slight chance of showers before 8 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.

Thu: High: 69 Low: 53 Partly cloudy. A 30 percent chance of showers. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.

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