By Katie Fehlinger
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – While our Friday has been dampened with April showers, Mother Nature is about to pay us back in a big way! An absolutely gorgeous weekend is on the horizon.READ MORE: Philadelphia City Council Calling On SEPTA To Take Action After Several Violent, High-Profile Incidents On Transit System
As high pressure builds in briefly Saturday, area temperatures have the chance to climb to the upper 70s! We’re pegging the high to hit 77 degrees in Philadelphia, a thermometer reading we haven’t hit since October 15th, 2014.
Meanwhile, a weak cool front crosses through Saturday night into Sunday. While I don’t think we have to worry about any wet weather, you will notice the second half of the weekend is the cooler, albeit more seasonable, half. Sunday’s high gets held back to the mid 60s despite sunshine.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Heartbroken Mother Of 16-Year-Old Kanye Davis Speaks After Son Shot 8 Times, Killed
Bottom line, outdoor plans are essentially a requirement this weekend!
However, rain gear becomes the weather accessory of choice by Monday. A large and complex storm system will make its arrival for the first day back to work and school in the form of heavy rain and wind.MORE NEWS: Officials Introduce People Over Politics Petition Calling For Change In Rules For Pennsylvania Politicians
Have a fantastic weekend!