• Warm and windy weather ahead of big cool down

    By: Megan McClellan

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    Quick Facts:

    • Warm and dry conditions stick around for the first part of the week
    • Winds pick up, increasing the grass fire risk for Wednesday
    • Cooler temperatures return for the latter half of the week
    • Rain chances return for the weekend

     

    After the first 80-degree day of 2019 made an appearance over the weekend, more days like that are ahead.

    Temperatures will be in the 80s for a couple of days with lots of sunshine to enjoy. This will make for a great time to get outside and enjoy spending time in the sun.

    While you are outside enjoying the sun, make sure you have sunscreen on. Spring is settling in and summer is just around the corner, so now is the time to make sure you are practicing safe time in the sun.

    Going through the first part of the week, it'll be great temperatures will stay in the 80s. Winds will be picking up on Wednesday meaning that the grass fire risk will be picking up as well. Should anything catch on fire, it will spread very quickly. Here are some tips to prepare you and your house ahead of a high grass fire risk day.

    For the latter half of the week, temperatures will be DROPPING! Highs will go from the 80s into the 60s (even the 50s on some days).

    It'll be dry for the end of the work week but by the weekend, rain chances will be picking back up and temperatures SLOWLY start to warm back up.

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