Philly: Milder Weather Arrives with Easter Weekend

By , Senior Meteorologist
April 19, 2014; 4:40 AM ET
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The recent stretch of cool weather in Philadelphia will depart for Easter weekend.

A milder Saturday is shaping up for Philadelphia despite the passage of a cold front early in the morning.

With the air no longer blowing in from the cold ocean in the front's wake, temperatures will be able to rebound into the middle to upper 60s.

A good deal of sunshine will compliment the mild air and make Saturday perfect for outdoor Easter festivities.

Temperatures will tumble a little on Easter Sunday as the wind direction flips around and the air will once again flow in from the cold ocean. Temperatures should still manage to climb to around 65 F.

Dry weather will hold through Sunday underneath a partly sunny sky, allowing Easter egg hunts and other festivities to go on as scheduled.

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Residents and visitors will still need their jackets for Easter sunrise services. Temperatures Sunday morning are expected to dip to the lower 40s in Philadelphia and even into the 30s in some suburbs.

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