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.
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.
The threat of severe weather will return to the south-central United States this weekend.
Limited rainfall is expected into next week as crews continue to battle raging fires in British Columbia and Alberta.
Showers and thunderstorms can bring travel delays to the West through the weekend and disrupt Mother's Day activities.
Summerlike warmth will spread across the United Kingdom this weekend, but wet weather and smog could ruin outdoor plans.
Plenty of warmth and sunshine will be in the forecast this Saturday as the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby takes place at famed Churchill Downs in Louisville this Saturday.
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Chicago, IL (1876)
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Lakehurst, NJ (1937)
Hindenburg disaster after 4-hour delay of landing due to a thunderstorm.
Omaha, NE (1975)
Massive tornado killed 3 people and injured 133 while causing 150 million dollars worth of damage. Tornado cut a swath 10 miles long and one-quarter of a mile wide through the industrial and residential areas of west-central Omaha before lifting over the northern section of the city. Most costly U.S. tornado to date.