Chilly start, warm afternoon

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - March is here, and it brought warmer weather along with it!

Today & Tonight
Temperatures skyrocketed this afternoon. Most of us saw highs in the lower 60s. Leave the heavy jacket at home, and you should be good with just a light jacket or a sweater.

Clouds build up later this evening, and we will see mostly cloudy skies going into tonight. The cloud cover will keep us above freezing with overnight lows only expected to get into the mid to upper 40s. Rain chances move back in really late Sunday night.

Extended Forecast
Highs remain in the upper 50s to lower 60s throughout the first few days of March. Scattered rain chances return Monday and it looks like soggy conditions continue through Wednesday.

Models are hinting at high rainfall amounts next week so we could see local high water issues. This is something we will keep an eye on closely. There is still time for this forecast to change.

We look to dry out by Thursday and sunshine returns to the mountains. Temperatures remain warm in the upper 50s to lower 60s for the end of the week.

The weekend ahead is looking really good for now. Temperatures are in the mid-50s, and sunshine will stream down on the mountains both days.

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WYMT Meteorologist
Brooke Marshall