Published: Sat, April 20, 2019
Worldwide | By Lisa Hogan

The chance for thunderstorms returns for your Easter Weekend

The chance for thunderstorms returns for your Easter Weekend

The National Weather Service said a cold front moved through with the storms and dropped the temperatures in New Orleans.

The Met Office says that temperatures could reach as high as 25C this weekend in a mini spring heatwave, which could make the country hotter than some holiday destinations like Morocco and Majorca. "Temperatures rising day-on-day with some record-breaking temperatures by the time we get to Sunday and Monday". This means more cloud cover, breezy winds, chilly temperatures, and showers.

It's certainly set to be a good weekend. "Lowest temperatures 5 to 9 degrees Celsius".

Sunrise on Sunday will feature a lot of clouds and a chance of showers. Afternoon temperatures will range from 15 or 16 degrees in the northwest to between 17 and 22 degrees elsewhere.

Forecasts predict more mixed weather next week, but temperatures will remain higher than normal. The overnight mist and fog will burn off and spells of hazy sunshine will develop, especially in the midland and east.

Highways England has cleared 99% of motorways and major A-roads of roadworks, removing more than 450 miles of cones. The middle of the weekend is likely to see temperatures at least in the low teens and in the upper teens for locations away from the lakes.

A Flood Watch has been issued for areas west of the 495-corridor and into southern NH for the heavy rain and the likelihood of minor to moderate river flooding for the first half of the weekend. Maxima still well above normal at 14 to 18 or 19 degrees Celsius, highest in eastern areas.

While the south and east coasts will be slightly cooler due to the onshore breezes, the winds will be light and the nights relatively mild, a forecaster said.

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