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Philadelphia weather for March 29: spring showers on Saturday

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Brian's exclusive forecast for Philadelphia:

Today: Cloudy and mild with periods of rain. The high will be in the mid to upper 50s.

Tonight: Occasional rain showers with a low in the lower 40s.

Sunday: Occasional rain showers. Partial clearing possible late in the day. The high will be in the lower 50s.

Sunday Night: Gradual clearing and colder with a low in the mid 30s.

Monday: Sunny and pleasant with a high in the mid 60s.

The extended forecast calls for sunshine on Tuesday with a low in the upper 30s to lower 40s and a high in the mid 60s. Sunny on Wednesday with a low around 40 and a high in the mid 60s. Clouds and sun on Thursday with a low in the lower 40s and a high in the lower 60s. Showers on Friday with a low in the upper 40s and a high in the upper 50s.

Weather Summary

More rain is expected today as a wave of low pressure moves along the frontal system that pushed through the region on Friday and is now stalled out to our south and east. Rain showers may be briefly moderate to heavy today with some locations receiving 1/2 to 1 inch of precipitation. Temperatures will be about ten degrees cooler today with highs in the mid to upper 50s. Eventually, the frontal system will be pushed farther to the south and east, but showers will persist into the early morning hours on Sunday. By Sunday afternoon, we can expect partial clearing with highs in the 50s. High pressure will build over the Middle Atlantic states on Monday through Wednesday, and a southerly flow will boost temperatures into the mid and perhaps upper 60s. Abundant sunshine is expected from Monday through Wednesday before another frontal system impacts the area with clouds and showers by next Thursday.

Regional Weather Information

Philadelphia National Weather Service

Philadelphia weather discussion

Philadelphia average lows and highs

Marine weather (Delaware Bay/ Atlantic Ocean)

Mid-Atlantic radar loop

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