First Alert Weekend Forecast March 11th and 12th

Posted March 12, 2017

Friday night: Partly cloudy with lows in the mid-30s.

But skies should be partly sunny on Sunday, with highs in the 60s.

In Madison on Thursday, there's a 60 percent chance for snow, possibly mixing with rain after 3 p.m., and possible accumulation of less than a half inch, with cloudy skies, a high near 37 and north winds around 5 miles per hour.

Highs today in the low to mid 70s. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Blustery, with a west wind 13 to 20 miles per hour.

Mitchell Gaines, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, says the snow will begin overnight Monday into Tuesday morning and in that time period alone we are looking at a minimum of 4 to 6 inches.

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Wednesday's low in Madison was 31 at 11:59 p.m., 9 degrees above the normal low and 41 degrees above the record low of 10 below for March 8, set in 1960. Skies will be mostly cloudy and as the front moves through during the afternoon, there will be a 40-50 percent chance of thunderstorms for the region.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Winds could gust as high as 23 miles per hour.

Monday night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Blustery, with a northwest wind 18 to 24 miles per hour. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

On Sunday, the weather service will be to provide further information on what snow totals we can expect for the rest of Tuesday.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 57. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.