A break of dry weather will continue around Atlanta into Friday, but will be followed by heavy rain in time for the weekend.
A new storm set to develop over the Lower Mississippi Valley Friday will begin to throw clouds across the region before the end of the week.
Rain is in the offing Friday night into Saturday. Some of that rain can be heavy enough to cause flooding in poor drainage areas. Low ceilings and the rain could cause delays at Atlanta International Airport.
In the wake of the storm Sunday into next week, most days will bring temperatures near or above average for the middle of December.
Sunday will feel colder reaching only 47 degrees, as cloudy skies inhibit the sun from shining through.
Beginning Monday temperatures will begin to rise everyday through midweek and sunny skies will return to the city.
The next chance for significant cloud cover and some showers will be Friday.
Rain and thunderstorms spreading to the East on Tuesday will put the brakes on the warmup following Easter weekend.
Although spring may be in full swing, more than one-third of the Great Lakes remains covered in ice.
At least 13 are dead and three are still missing after an avalanche cascaded down a climbing route on Mount Everest early on Friday morning.
A potent area of low pressure moving into the West will dictate the weather from Washington to Texas heading into the new week.
Aside from Easter egg hunting, many nations across the globe will commemorate the holiday with their own customs.
Throughout the United States, the greatest potential for the weather to disrupt outdoor plans and festivities on Easter Sunday exists across the Plains.
Southeastern Ohio (1901)
Unusually heavy snow: Warren, OH, 35.5" of snow; Green Hill, OH, 28" fell in 36 hours.
Mississippi & Alabama (1920)
Tornado swarm killed 219.
Late season cold wave: Douglas, WY - 12 degrees (April record) Lander, WY - 10 degrees Cheyenne, WY - 2 degrees